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 Culture of Health where everyone has 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.
The Foundation seeks a director who will be responsible for two areas of work; the direction and management of the Foundation programming in our home state of New Jersey (50%) and serve as a senior program officer to build Foundation strategic relationships with national partners to leverage opportunities to build a Culture of Health (50%).
As director of the New Jersey team the successful candidate will guide Foundation programing designed to make New Jersey a healthier place to live, work and play. This includes overall management, strategy formulation, planning, budgeting and staff management for all team activities.
The successful candidate will also provide organizational leadership in design and implementation of our strategic relationships with large national partners to leverage opportunities to work together to build a Culture of Health.
As with staff at all levels of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the director and senior program officer demonstrate a passionate commitment to health equity, the Foundation’s mission and its Guiding Principles.