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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Program Officer


About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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.


About the Role - Program Officer

The Foundation is seeking a Program Officer to focus on its efforts to ensure that all children and their families have an equitable opportunity to achieve their optimal health and well-being. RWJF’s aims to improve child and family well-being, particularly during the earliest years of a child’s life, through policy, systems, and environmental changes.

You will play a critical role in advancing the Foundation’s priorities by designing, managing, and monitoring strategies and initiatives that focus on promoting multigenerational policies that promote health outcomes for children and advancement of healthier school environments. You will lead the design and implementation of new and on-going initiatives and programs that propel policy change, evaluate progress at the strategy and initiative levels, and create impact through the dissemination of knowledge.


Your Responsibilities will Include:

Program Development and Monitoring

Field Contributions, Learning, and Dissemination

Team Functioning


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How Will We Know You Are the Right Person for the Role? 

Please complete the following very simple application. Priority will be given to those applications submitted by Tuesday, August 21st; therefore, we encourage you to submit yours soon!

Candidates that meet the minimum experience will be invited to complete a set of short answer questions.

The overall hiring process will look to follow this anticipated timeline:

If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email abe.taleb@rework.jobs. We look forward to reading your application!


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