Program Officer (REL), Healthy Communities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Published
April 11, 2019
Location
Princeton, NJ
Category
Program  
Job Type

Description

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.

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 Healthy Communities 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 an equity focus and systems-level perspective that reflects experience in community participatory research, community development, as well as a deep understanding of the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being. The successful candidate will have three (3) or more years of relevant experience in community participatory research and/or community development, as well as a deep understanding of the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being, and a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Ph.D. in a related field.

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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