Research Manager- Southern/ Mid-Atlantic

  • Ancestry
  • Aug 30, 2021

Job Description

About Ancestry:
When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.

With more than 27+ billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 18 million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.

AncestryProGenealogists is looking for a Research Manager for our Southern/Mid-Atlantic team. As a Research Manager, you will manage research projects, including communicating with the client, assigning research to team members and contractors, and making sure it is done within specified time frame. Manage effective and efficient genealogical research at various archives, libraries (online and onsite) to solve client’s research challenges. Ensure quality of research and completed product, working with historical and modern records. Research Managers assist in managing the workflow of researchers, mentor and help develop team members.

What You'll Do:

  • You will do case management
  • You will do team management
  • You will communicate with our clients
  • You will own communications with internal client relationship managers
  • You will participate in research

  • Who You Are:

  • You have a degree in Family History Research, English, or History (Required)
  • You have experience with project management
  • You have great communication skills
  • You have a wide range of research experience
  • You have excellent time management abilities
  • You have experience conducting genealogical research in the southern and mid-Atlantic states
  • You have accreditation, certification, or equivalent professional experience

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    Additional Information:
    Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

    Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.