Senior Program Officer

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Published
August 24, 2021
Location
Princeton, NJ, United States of America
Category
Program  
Job Type

Description

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 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 that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. This requires removing obstacles to health, such as poverty, powerlessness, and discrimination, and their harmful consequences.

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.

RWJF is seeking a senior program officer (SPO) to co-design, manage, and monitor theme-level strategies and programming in support of RWJF’s initiatives to improve health and health care. Working with the Healthy Children and Families (HCF) theme, the SPO’s primary responsibilities will include providing intellectual and organizational leadership in designing and implementing new initiatives; evaluating proposals; monitoring programs and grants; learning from program investments and activities; providing mentorship in the development of junior staff; and creating impact through dissemination of knowledge.  Senior officers are based in the Foundation’s Princeton, N.J., office.

Successful candidates will have six (6) or more years of extensive experience and proven leadership      and recognized in the field for specific content knowledge.

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is September 19, 2021.

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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