Program Associate

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POST DATE 6/14/2018
END DATE 7/17/2018

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , NJ

, NJ
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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 Culture of Health where everyone has 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 staffs wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthens our ability to address our nations most pressing health issues. With a career at RWJF you will make a difference.

The program associate in the Program unit is a professional staff member responsible for supporting, developing, implementing and managing programs and projects on the Leadership for Better Health theme (LBH). The associate will work closely with the managing director and LBH team members to assist in program development and management, as well as theme strategy and functioning.
As with staff at all levels of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, program associates are expected to demonstrate a passionate commitment to the Foundations mission.

The successful candidate will have a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in public health or a related health, behavioral or social science field and two (2) years related experience and/or training in health or health care related field, preferably in the non-profit or government sector. Experience with or knowledge of philanthropy desirable.

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer