Assistant Genealogist (Polish Research)

  • 324 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

This is an entry level professional position with potential for significant growth in the organization for the right candidate. The Assistant Genealogist works with Research Managers to research, document, and prepare client sessions. They assist in gathering materials, clerical work, records dissemination and support to allow the Research Managers to focus on the Research project and analysis.


What you will do:

  • You will provide clerical and research assistance to professional genealogists
  • You will format and conduct preliminary proofing of reports
  • You will create image templates and assemble client deliverable (electronic and hard-copy)
  • You will be working in a team of professional researchers
  • You will collect and organize data and complete accurate data entry

Who you are:

  • You have a degree in Family History Research, English, History
  • You have 1-2 years of experience reading Russian or Polish genealogical records
  • You can speak and read 19th century Polish
  • You can type 55 wpm
  • You have excellent written communication skills
  • You can manage and prioritize several tasks simultaneously

Additional Information

We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission—to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.

For more information on what we do and why you would want to work at Ancestry, visit our careers

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

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