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Program Officer 7/5/2018

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Princeton, NJ

Princeton, 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 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 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.

This Program Officer will play a critical role in advancing the Foundations priorities by designing, managing, and monitoring strategies and initiatives that focus on promoting multigenerational policies that promote health outcomes for children and advancement of healthier school environments. Drawing upon experience working in highly collaborative environments, leading strategy development and monitoring, and designing systems-change initiatives, the new PO will lead the design and implementation of new and on-going initiatives and programs that propel policy change; evaluate progress at the strategy and initiative levels; learn from our investments and activities in close collaboration with RWJFs Research, Evaluation, and Learning Unit; and create impact through dissemination of knowledge.

The successful candidate will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree (e.g., MA, MPH, MJ, MBA, MPP, JD) and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer