Human Resources Coordinator (RWJF)

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF; the Foundation), 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 that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. This requires removing obstacles to health, such as poverty, powerlessness, and discrimination, and their harmful consequences.

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 strengthen our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. The Foundation offers a collaborative, collegial, and creative work environment. With a career at RWJF, you will make a difference.


Under general supervision, the Human Resources (HR) coordinator works within the HR team to provide operational, analytical, and administrative support across Human Resources disciplines, including but not limited to:

Talent Acquisition/Retention, Benefits/Leave of Absence Coordination, Technology/Communications, General HR Operations/Administrative Coordination

The HR coordinator provides practical day-to-day support in the development, implementation, administration, and monitoring of Human Resources policies, programs, and procedures. The HR coordinator also provides proactive administrative support to unit staff, as assigned.

Essential Job Responsibilities

The HR coordinator actively participates in processing routine-to-complex HR transactions, records, reports, and activities in the following areas of a comprehensive Human Resources operations environment; and provides accurate and timely HR information to Foundation staff and related clients. 

As a member of the recruitment team, coordinates the logistics and tracking of all recruitment activity and HR onboarding processes.

Provides day-to-day support and quality service to Foundation staff, retirees, and related clients about benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, retirement, separation, leave of absence, and worker’s compensation.

Participates in benefits administration activities to support internal operations processing and audit, including, but not limited to, pension and benefits enrollment; maintenance and changes for active, retired, and former staff; as well as leave of absence; worker’s compensation; and COBRA administration and billing.

Reviews, prepares, verifies, and/or processes HR forms; handles highly confidential material; maintains records and database and/or files; ensures the accuracy, timeliness, and appropriate authorization of all forms and materials.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented applicants.


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  • Elyse Gordon
    published this page in Job Board 2021-08-09 20:12:03 -0400