Research Associates


Conducts labor market, wage earning capacity, and life care planning research and assists case managers in case and case load management.

Attends case staffing’s and plans out the case work with the team. Assist in vocational evaluations when necessary. May conduct testing, test scoring, and interpretation. Manages the test inventory and prepares test kit for travel to vocational evaluations when necessary. Conducts research on projects as needed.

Promotes and develops employment opportunities and on-the-job training opportunities for evaluees and clients.

Contacts employers and employment agencies and surveys newspapers, the internet and other resources to locate potential employment opportunities for client or evaluee based on assessment of evaluee or client’s needs, abilities, and interests.

Analyzes job factors and environment to determine need for workplace modifications and coaching/support needed to teach job to evaluee/client. Negotiates with employer to modify workplace and to restructure or eliminate tasks which evaluee/client is unable to perform.


Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree – preferably in Psychology or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word;
Must be detail oriented, able to adapt to changing priorities, and work both independently and as part of a team;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Exceptional customer service skills;
Ability to meet deadlines;
High degree of discretion with confidential information and sensitivity to the needs of persons with disabilities.

Competitive Pay and benefits, including: Vacation, Health and Vision Insurance, Medical Leave, 401K, Profit Sharing, and excellent professional advancement opportunities.

Business Hours:  Monday–Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Qualified Applicants Only

Please submit your resume Caroline Simoneaux at or fax to 504-455-1081. To reach Caroline directly, call 504-608-6921.