Senior Program Officer, Coordinating Center

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Published
May 3, 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 senior program officer position is a two-year termed position within the Coordinating Center, Leadership for Better Health. The Coordinating Center supports collaboration among four RWJF leadership programs in order to strengthen their ability to produce high-impact, networked leaders from diverse sectors and backgrounds who are equipped to build a Culture of Health. It aims to create greater impact across the four programs through planning and coordination, managing operational support, building meaningful connections between programs and participants, and highlighting participants’ efforts. The Coordinating Center also supports RWJF’s efforts to strengthen the capacities, visibility, and influence of diverse leaders.

The successful candidate will have experience leading people through multi-stakeholder strategic planning, a personal and professional commitment to equity, and extensive experience and proven leadership in one or more of the Foundation’s interest areas.  Additionally, education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree (MA/MS) and six (6) or more years of relevant experience in program development, management.

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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