Princeton, NJ

Program Officer (REL), Transforming Health and Health Care Systems, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Organization

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972 we have been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. RWJF is committed to working alongside others to build a national Culture of Health that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.

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. Diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.

Position Overview

This Program Officer—as part of the Research-Evaluation-Learning unit—will play a critical role in advancing the Foundation’s priorities by working with colleagues and executive staff across the Foundation to design, implement and manage research and evaluation strategies that generate impact congruent with the specific objectives of the Transforming Health and Health Care Systems theme and of the Foundation. They are also responsible for the development and management of performance measurement systems, and for collaborating with Communications to disseminate findings from research, evaluation and policy investments.

In support of this work, the PO must bring a systems-level perspective that reflects a deep understanding of United States health care system and how it can work successfully with the public health and social services systems to address health, wellbeing and equity. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the connection between research/evaluation and policy/systems and comfort moving back and forth between those areas; three (3) or more years of relevant experience across health care systems and community/public health; and a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Ph.D. in a related field.

How To Apply

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply.

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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