- Demonstrates a genuine passion and interest in, and knowledge of, genealogy work.
- Demonstrates previous experience conducting genealogical research.
- Demonstrates ability to analyze and evaluate lineage information, is detail oriented and shows ability to resolve issues from conflicting data.
- Demonstrates ability to write clear and concise letters, including ability to explain difficult research problems and provide suggestions or recommendations to the applicant for further research.
- Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Word, including the ability to adapt quickly to proprietary databases.
Limited overtime hours throughout the year; however, must be available to work overtime hours during one week of annual meeting.
This full-time vacancy is stationed at the NSDAR headquarters. Telecommuting arrangements and/or relocation assistance are not available.
In order to be considered further, candidates must include, along with a cover letter and resume, the following:
- A sample analysis of genealogy or family research performed submitted in narrative form.
- The narrative must include appropriate source citations based on own research in original records as well as research findings and supporting documentation.
- Printouts from genealogical software; online family trees, lineage society applications will not be considered appropriate sample analysis.