Program Specialist

Job Type
Full Time
Job ID
Date Posted
Eugene, OR
Company Information
Holt International

The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services supports high quality, multi-faceted nutrition and health programs that address the unique needs of the children and families Holt serves. The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services provides administrative support to Nutrition and Health Services by overseeing and coordinating country programs, coordinating inter and intra-department communication, coordinating travel logistics and assisting with assigned projects as needed. Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services participates in other inter-departmental tasks as and when needed. This position coordinates day-to-day activities of the Nutrition and Health Services and acts as communication and administrative liaison for and works directly with Holt contractors. The Program Specialist, Nutrition and Health Services supports database development, curriculum formatting, intern and volunteer coordination. Updates annual program framework to schedule effective field activities and involvement by all stake holders.


KNOWLEDGE: Master’s degree desired; preferably in public health, global health or related field or a minimum of 2-3 years administrative assistant or program coordination experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job as those listed above may be qualifying. Appropriate professional licensure required. Demonstrable cross-cultural communication skills preferred. Must have strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBI and database experience), knowledge of general office practices. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multiple forms of technology; data analysis and data input experience desired. Analyze information for reports, training programs, and curriculum development. Must have strong organizational skills and be detail oriented. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Experience coordinating or conducting training programs is desired.