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Job Description: Research Analyst

The Policy & Research Group, a research firm based in New Orleans, and specializing in research and evaluation of social welfare, public health, and education programs is looking for candidates to fill a Research Analyst position.

The Research Analyst will manage ongoing research and evaluation projects. Primary duties will include oversight of evaluation project components, managing data collection, contributing to new proposals, preparing grant applications, and preparing written evaluation reports under the guidance of senior staff.

Tasks that an Analyst should be able to perform:

  • Preparing grant applications for clients;

  • Writing evaluation sections of grant applications;

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of evaluation projects;

  • Communicating the evaluation plan and its details to clients;

  • Managing the collection of  quantitative and qualitative data;

  • Summarizing research findings and their implications;

  • Writing sections of evaluation reports;
  • Reviewing and abstracting published research.

The position will be based out of the New Orleans office. Some local and out-of-state travel will be required.


A Master’s degree in social science or related discipline, plus relevant experience;

Strong communication and organizational skills;

Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and under pressure of deadlines;

Exceptionally strong attention to detail.

The Research Analyst is expected to work constructively on their own and with others, contribute ideas, use time effectively, produce high-quality work, and represent the company in a professional manner in their dealings with outside individuals and organizations.

PRG offers competitive salary and flexible work schedules in a demanding but casual work environment.

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To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and a university transcripts (unofficial) to Lynne Jenner, Director of Projects at: or 504-865-0293 (fax). Include contact information for two references in your resume.

No phone calls.

PRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.