Genealogical Research Manager- Eastern European

  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Ancestry is looking for a Research Manager to join our ProGenealogist team specializing in Eastern European and Jewish research. The ProGenealogist team does client research starting in the country where the client resides and follows origins to all Eastern European areas. They work to bring the best research available to our clients. As a Genealogical Researcher on the Eastern European and Jewish team you will be driving industry standards and working on diverse research from many different countries.  You will ensure that our clients receive the highest quality research available.  

What You'll Do:

  • Experience with managing full cycle cases
  • You have experience managing the work of other researchers
  • Experience in client communications
  • You have worked in a collaborative environment
  • You can manage the work of others, while maintaining your own research levels


Who You Are:

  • 10+ years’ experience conducting client research
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing the work of others
  • You must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in English, History, Linguistics (or related field)
  • You have a wide range of research experience
  • Experience with managing several projects at once
  • You have experience conducting genealogical research in Eastern European countries
  • You have accreditation, certification or equivalent professional experience

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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