Princeton, NJ

Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Organization

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF; the Foundation), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972, we have focused on developing and promoting innovations in health and healthcare to improve the lives of millions. In partnership with others, we are working toward a nation that is rooted in equity, compassion, and respect. A nation that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity to thrive, no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they have. This requires addressing many harmful obstacles to well-being, including poverty, powerlessness, and discrimination.

We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our Guiding Principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Equity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthen our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. The Foundation offers a collaborative, collegial, and creative work environment. With a career at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, you will make a difference.

Position Overview

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is seeking a program officer (PO) for its Leadership for Better Health (LBH) program theme. In this role the program officer will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing strategic goals of the theme. They will support leaders in every community to work collectively and inclusively to ensure that everyone has a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. Specifically, the program officer will work to advance diversity and equity in academia and the health professions by working at the level of institutions and networks. Successful candidates will have education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree (masters) and three (3) or more years of relevant experience.

How To Apply

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is March 6, 2022.

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