Program Associate, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (RWJF)

About Us

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.

Position Summary

RWJF is seeking a program associate to support the Foundation’s efforts to improve health equity for all in America. The program associate is a professional who will work with staff in order to bring together and align the institution wide equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. Primary responsibilities include:

  1. assisting in the effective facilitation of health equity work,

  2. working with key experts, grantees and applicants to develop strategies and action

    plans to fulfill the Foundation’s objectives in the equity, diversity and inclusion space,


  3. assisting in designing and implementing new initiatives, evaluating projects, and

    monitoring programs and initiatives.


Successful candidates will have a combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in related field and two (2) years of related work experience equity, social justice, health or
health care related field or a Master’s degree in related field. Experience or education specifically focused on intersectionality, and equity, diversity, and inclusion. Experience with or knowledge of philanthropy is desirable.

To Apply

RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is October 27, 2019.

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