Job Title Contract Support Specialist*
Location Lafayette, LA*
*Position is based out of Lafayette, LA
Department Corporate / Administrative & Support
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time

Acadian Companies is currently seeking candidates for the full-time position of Contract Paralegal or Contract Support Specialist in the Risk Management Department. The Contract Support Specialist will perform specific duties related to Contracts, including but not limited to initial drafting, reviewing, obtaining approvals when applicable, and follow-up.

This position is located at the North University location in Lafayette, LA, and reports directly to the Contracts Manager. There are 2 openings available. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create an initial draft of multiple types of contracts, amendments, and addendums as directed
  • Review, interpret, and redline contracts based on specific needs/requests
  • Interpret multiple contract templates
  • Review, interpret and modify details in multiple agreement record types in Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software
  • Collaborate with Business Team Members in various departments/divisions
  • Prepare contract related reports for administrative review
  • Review team email inbox, respond appropriately, assign tasks
  • Collaborate and assist in development of CLM
  • Maintain specific listing, files, etc of agreements for contracts outside of CLM
  • Assist Contracts Manager, General Counsel and Associate Counsel(s) as requested
  • Other responsibilities, as assigned


  • High school education or equivalent; College degree preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in Contract processes
  • Vendor Management knowledge and experience preferred
  • Ability to understand and interpret common legal terms
  • Excellent Computer skills in Excel, Outlook and Google and Adobe Office Products
  • Ability to learn other job-specific software applications, Salesforce Platform knowledge helpful
  • Attention to detail; Problem-solving abilities; Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to adhere to productivity goals and departmental guidelines
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and work independently; Possess strong organizational skills
  • Legal knowledge /experience
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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