Job Opportunities

RWJF Headquarters and Surrounding Campus

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Join our dedicated team of passionate professionals and help make our vision a reality.


Since 1972, RWJF has been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. We are 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.


Current Opportunities

Please note: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offices are currently closed in response to COVID-19 and employees are working remotely, as we follow the call for physical distancing and other guidance from public health experts. Because our offices are closed, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding are being conducted virtually. Until our offices reopen, new hires and current staff will temporarily work remotely from RWJF-approved locations. Check this page for any updates on our recruitment activity. Thank you for your continued interest in a career with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.



Vice President, Equity and Culture

The Foundation seeks an inaugural vice president, Equity and Culture (VPEC). With a track record of leadership in equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) and organizational or cultural transformation, the successful VPEC will serve as a key advisor and counsel to the president and CEO, chief operating officer and executive vice president.

Application Deadline: Open


Facilities Management


Senior General Mechanic

The Foundation is seeking a senior general mechanic to perform a variety of advanced-skill facility maintenance functions spanning the trades, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, painting, plumbing, and carpentry.

Application Deadline: Open


Human Resources


Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

The Foundation seeks a vice president and chief human resources officer who will be responsible for developing and executing a progressive talent strategy in alignment with the vision, values, and Guiding Principles of the Foundation, and in support of its overall strategic direction.

Application Deadline: Open


Information Technology


Vice President and Chief Information Technology Officer

Reporting to the chief operating officer, the foundation seeks a vice president and chief information technology officer who will be responsible for the strategic development and advancement of the use of technology and cyber security in the Foundation.

Application Deadline: Open




Senior Policy Officer, Federal

The Foundation seeks a senior policy officer, Federal, to builds and implements a strategy for the Foundation’s nonpartisan engagement and education activities with federal policymakers, including legislative and executive branch leaders and federal advocacy organizations.

Application Deadline: Open

Senior Policy Officer, State

The Foundation seeks a senior policy officer, State, to coordinate and shape strategy and grantmaking related to policy advocacy and campaigns at the state level. The officer will join a team of professionals working to make grants, disseminate evidence, and build partnerships to inform state-level health, social, and economic policymaking.

Application Deadline: Open




Program Officer, Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

The Foundation seeks a program officer to work on the Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions team. The program officer will be responsible for working with colleagues, grantees, and others—to scan for ideas, mindsets, policies, and cultural practices that have improved health outcomes and health equity in other countries—and to explore how they might be applied in the United States.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2021

Program Officer, Pioneering Ideas for an Equitable Future

The Foundation seeks a program officer to work on the Pioneering Ideas for an Equitable Future team. The program officer will help the team explore novel ideas and long-term social, cultural, scientific, and technological trends that may improve health equity.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2021

Senior Program Officer, Healthy Communities

This senior program officer will work with the Healthy Communities focus area, creating the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being. The Healthy Communities team takes a policy-systems approach to acknowledge and address the structural barriers that have created unequal conditions across communities and regions.

Application Deadline: Open

Senior Program Officer, Leadership for Better Health

This senior program officer will have an assignment with the Leadership for Better Health (LBH) focus area. Leadership development is needed at the level of the individual, within institutions, networks, and communities. LBH seeks, through individual and collective leadership approaches, to support changes in the conditions, narratives, systems, and policies that advance health equity.

Application Deadline: Open

Why work at RWJF?

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer