NBT Seeks Qualified Candidates for Position of Director of Community Health

NBT is seeking to add a senior level team member to facilitate and manage health and social initiatives that improve the quality of life in the City of New Brunswick.


Job Title: Director of Community Health

Job Description:

New Brunswick Tomorrow seeks a Project Director who will be dedicated to the management and implementation of health and social initiatives brought forth by Healthier New Brunswick, a collective impact approach (led by The City of New Brunswick, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Johnson & Johnson, and New Brunswick Tomorrow) to improving the health and health care of New Brunswick residents. Employed by New Brunswick Tomorrow, this position will report to the Director of Program Operations and work with a leadership team and steering committee, comprised of City leadership and community stakeholders.


Develop and direct health strategies and initiatives to advance the goals set by the Leadership Team of Healthier New Brunswick. This includes:

  • Galvanize relationships with key community partners, and task force volunteers to develop strategic initiatives; including, identifying issues and seeking strategies to address those issues.
  • Guidance and direction to partner organizations in aligning their work toward a common agenda (e.g., identifying opportunities for program work to support specific goals) set forth by a collective process through established venues such as health-related task forces and alliances.
  • Collaborate and support the Healthier New Brunswick Leadership Team and other entities to convene and facilitate meetings, develop agendas and meeting materials, and monitor action items;
  • Coordinate activities with partners to minimize redundancies and aligning strategies and actions, including conducting individual outreach and education, as needed;
  • Manage health-related projects, including but not limited to, establishing contracts with partners, monitoring progress, collecting data to track efficacy, developing recommendations for continuous improvement, and establishing collaborations for sustainability.
  • Serve as contact lead for the RWJ grant integration for the Culture of Health initiative, directing the initiative’s operations and planning process; including working with the Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  • Establish a monitoring process, outcome collection and reporting method.
  • Participate in the Center for Creative Leadership’s Boundary Spanning Leadership Training.
  • Develop a “Blueprint for Action” to support overall strategic priorities of Healthier New Brunswick.

Specific Responsibilities:

For FY 2016, the position’s allocation of time is as follows:

  • Facilitate and manage Healthier New Brunswick and health related initiatives: 50%
  • Manage and integrate the RWJF Culture of Health Grant: 40%
  • Exploration and identification of opportunities to strengthen health outcomes: 10%


  • Master’s degree in health, policy, or related field
  • Familiarity with the local area and / or focus of the initiative
  • At least 5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills before multiple types of audiences
  • Experience with complex project management and stakeholder management
  • Strong writing skills, with strong experience in development, grant writing, and fundraising
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build authentic relationships with a diverse set of high profile stakeholders
  • Strong experience in program development and management.
  • Preferably bilingual in Spanish to communicate effectively in community settings.

NBT offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, retirement benefits plan and tuition reimbursement. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, salary history (not requirement) for each position held, and list of accomplishments relevant to this position description. All information must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. Please mail to:

New Brunswick Tomorrow
Attention: Jaymie Santiago
390 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Or, email all materials to jsantiago@nbtomorrow.org.
No phone calls please.

About New Brunswick Tomorrow:

New Brunswick Tomorrow (NBT) is a non-profit organization whose ideas, partnerships and initiatives are moving New Brunswick’s people forward. Visit us on the web at www.nbtomorrow.org.

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