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.



The Foundation seeks a controller to lead the Accounting unit and overall accounting and regulatory environment, managing the accuracy and delivery of financial information to internal and external parties. The controller oversees the accounting function; supervising the operational functions of grant payments; program-related investments; accounts payable; payroll; fixed assets; budget; investment accounting; and financial reporting, establishing, monitoring, and enforcing accounting policies and procedures.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2022



Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communications 

The assistant vice president (AVP) for strategic communications will help to oversee a well-functioning Communications department of 40-plus staff members—along with supporting the oversight of RWJF’s communications consultants who assist grantees and staff in developing and executing communications strategies. In this cross-functional and collaborative environment, the AVP will serve as crucial connective tissue, allowing RWJF Communications to realize maximum impact.

Application Deadline: Open


Foundation Services

Program Administrative Assistants

The Foundation seeks program administrative assistants to provide quality administrative support to program staff.

Application Deadline: Open


Human Resources

Executive Assistant, Human Resources

The Foundation seeks an executive assistant for Human Resources to provide high-quality, confidential operational and administrative support and project management.  

Application Deadline: June 13, 2022



Investment Analyst, Public Markets

The Foundation seeks an investment analyst, responsible for a variety of tasks to provide support related to RWJF’s public investments and broader portfolio.

Application Deadline: June 12, 2022



Program Officer, Policy

The Foundation seeks two program officers to ensure that relevant and timely nonpartisan research and analysis, advocacy, strategic communications, and field-building efforts work together to address pressing issues in health and social policy that are reflective of RWJF's focus areas and policy priorities.

Application Deadline: Open



Program Officers, Healthy Communities

The Foundation seeks two program officers for its Healthy Communities (HC) program theme. In this role, the program officers will focus on implementing programs aligned with HC’s strategic goal to create the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2022

Why work at RWJF?

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer