JOB ANNOUNCEMENT- Deputy Director for New Connections
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: National Program Deputy Director for New Connections
February 5, 2014
Since 2009, OMG Center has directed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)’s national program, New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming. New Connections provides research funding and career development opportunities to diverse early- to mid-career scholars and researchers working in fields related to health and health care. The program aims to introduce these to scholars to the Foundation and foster the development of a vibrant network of diverse researchers. OMG Center is seeking to fill the position of National Program Deputy Director for New Connections.
The National Program Deputy Director for New Connections plays a significant role in senior leadership and management of the National Program Office, working closely with the Program Director on developing the program’s strategy, policies, budgets, work and communications plans while managing day-to-day program operations.
As a professional staff member, the National Program Deputy Director for New Connections will work with RWJF New Connections program staff and staff members of the OMG Center to ensure successful direction and implementation of the multiple components of the New Connections program. Program components include: grantmaking and grants management, technical assistance to grantee sites, program dissemination and outreach, and communications. Additionally, the Deputy serves as a spokesperson in the field.