Project Analyst

Location: Lafayette

Unit: Information Technology Services

Work Status: Full-Time


Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (ALSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is “to provide exceptional civil legal services by advocating for fairness, protection, and justice for our disadvantaged client community.” ALSC is committed to improving the lives of marginalized low-income and elderly clients with civil legal matters throughout our service area, covering 42 parishes in north, central, and southwest Louisiana. ALSC focuses on various civil law issues including Family Law, Child in Need of Care, Disaster Recovery, Domestic Violence, Public Benefits, Elder Law, Successions, Housing, and Consumer Law. ALSC respects the values, worth, and dignity of all individuals. We foster compassion and encourage innovation, accountable stewardship, and integrity. With over 100 employees in seven offices across Louisiana, we are dedicated to seeking equal legal justice for all.

Nature of Work

The Project Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to support ALSC’s business decision-making processes. The Project Analyst provides client and program data for grant reporting and tracks project progress. The Project Analyst will primarily focus on extracting insights from various data sources, identifying trends, and providing actionable recommendations to drive business growth and efficiency. Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to understand business requirements, develop analytical solutions, and communicate findings effectively.

General Duties

Duties include and are not limited to:

  • Collaborate in identifying new business opportunities, market trends, and industry insights.
  • Assist in fund development and grant applications, project plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Conduct thorough market research and competitive analysis to identify potential areas for growth and expansion.
  • Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to analyze market dynamics, customer behavior, and service performance.
  • Collect and compile data from internal and external sources, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.
  • Analyze large datasets using statistical techniques and data visualization tools to identify trends, patterns, and correlations.
  • Perform data mining and exploratory analysis to discover insights and opportunities for business improvement and make data-driven recommendations to management.
  • Assist in developing strategic plans to drive business growth, including market penetration strategies, product development initiatives, and partnership opportunities.
  • Collaborate with marketing and communication, other departments, and units to align business development efforts with ALSC’s overall objectives and priorities.
  • Analyze client needs, case metrics, and revenue projections to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Develop and maintain key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of business development initiatives.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports and presentations to management and stakeholders, highlighting key findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in leading cross-functional projects and initiatives to support business growth and operational excellence across units and departments.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in business development and analytics.
  • Participate in cross-functional projects and initiatives to drive data-driven decision-making culture across the organization.

Necessary Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Proven experience as a data analyst or business analyst, preferably in a corporate environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets and extract actionable insights.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or QlikView.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present findings and recommendations to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to data accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to tackling business challenges.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and techniques for data analysis is a plus.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to work independently or in a collaborative environment; uses own initiative and makes decisions effectively within parameters.
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities, and work efficiently.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to identify and promote opportunities for improved organizational efficiency.
  • Proficient in the use of computers, software, and other technology for strategic and project planning, monitoring, and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, statistics, mathematics, computer science, or a related field, or
  • Equivalent training, certifications, and experience.


Salary starts at $35,913.00


  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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