Program Specialist

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Nolie Rahlf | (251) 697-4786 | Anchorage, AK


As a Program Specialist with over 4 years of experience, I have gained an in-depth understanding of program development and management. My skills include needs assessment, program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. I am also experienced in developing training programs and materials. I am a strategic thinker with excellent problem solving skills. In my previous role as a Program Specialist at XYZ organization, I was responsible for designing and implementing various community outreach programs. These programs had a positive impact on the lives of the participants and helped to build stronger relationships within the community.


Program Specialist at University of Alaska Fairbanks, AKMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 program specialists and 2 coordinators to develop and implement a new employee onboarding program that increased retention rates by 12%.
  • Successfully wrote and executed 3 grant proposals totaling $450,000 which resulted in funding for an after-school tutoring program serving 400 students.
  • Trained 20 staff members on how to use Salesforce, resulting in a 25% increase in efficiency across the organization.
  • Created and implemented a marketing campaign that led to a 10% increase in attendance at events hosted by the organization.
  • Wrote 5 blog posts per month for the organizational website which garnered over 100,000 page views each month.

Associate Program Specialist at Alaska Pacific University, AKAug 2018 - Jan 2022

  • Led a team of 5 in developing a new program that increased participation by 25%.
  • Wrote proposals that secured $50,000 in funding for 2 new programs.
  • Successfully implemented 3 new programs within budget and on schedule.
  • Evaluated 10 existing programs and made recommendations for improvements that were accepted and implemented by the agency.
  • Trained 15 staff members on program evaluation methods.


Master of Science in Education at University of AlaskaSep 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to be an effective teacher and leader in the field of education.


  • Basic computer skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Docs
  • Social media platforms
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Fundraising or grant writing experience
  • Programming languages

Johnasia Najmi | (409) 010-7524 | 611 Lawrence Pl, Burlington, VT 05401


Over 4 years of experience as a Program Specialist. I have gained an in-depth understanding of program development, analysis, and evaluation. I am skilled in conducting needs assessments, developing goals and objectives, designing programs, writing proposals, and managing budgets. I have excellent communication skills and am able to build relationships with key stakeholders. I am a highly motivated individual who is always looking for new ways to improve processes and achieve results.


Program Specialist at Vermont Information Processing, VTJun 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 12 program specialists that successfully executed 4 large-scale programs with an $8 million budget.
  • Defined the scope, objectives and deliverables for each program in collaboration with senior management.
  • Wrote detailed project plans, including timelines and resources needed for each phase of execution.
  • Monitors progress and performance of programs against milestones and KPIs; provides status reports to stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Manages relationships with key vendors/suppliers ensuring delivery according to specifications.

Associate Program Specialist at Vermont Systems, VTJul 2018 - May 2022

  • Led the development of a new program that increased customer satisfaction by 20%.
  • Implemented a new process that reduced waste by 15%.
  • Trained and developed 5 employees, 2 of which were promoted to management positions.
  • Achieved quarterly sales goals for 3 consecutive quarters.
  • Exceeded annual budget targets by 10%.


Bachelor of Science in Education at University of Vermont, VTAug 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to be an effective teacher.


  • MS Office
  • Google Suite
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Time Management