Program Specialist


Program Specialist

Disabled Sports USA, a nonprofit organization, providing national leadership in sports and recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities is seeking a Program Specialist for a full time, salaried position in Rockville, MD. Visit  for more information about our programs.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Project management
  • Event coordination (some travel within the U.S. required)
    • Support and assist internal and external clients and partners
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with clients, partner organizations and other stakeholders
  • Managing web based registration and event management systems
    • Database administration, to include: entry, generating reports, organizing and analyzing data
  • Creation and distribution of promotional materials and event calendars
  • Developing and delivering presentations to groups of clients and other stakeholders
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience.  Relevant experience includes:  project management; event coordination; customer service; database administration
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
    •  Strong organizational, problem solving, and written and oral communication skills
      •  Clean driving record
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite.  Experience with Photoshop, database applications and online registration systems
    • Experience supervising volunteers and/or other supervisory experience
Salary:  Commensurate with experience + medical benefits and life insurance

Please email your resume and cover letter to for consideration

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled

Qualified candidates selected to proceed in the process will be contacted directly by our staff to schedule an interview.  No phone calls will be accepted.

Disabled Sports USA prohibits discrimination in the recruitment and hiring of employees based on race, age, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion or nation