Research Services Manager
New England Historic Genealogical Society
The full-time Research Services Manager is responsible for assigning
research to staff, volunteers, and contractors and assuring that output
is thorough, accurate, and responsive to the requests. The Research
Services Manager will supervise client billing, financial tracking, and
database updates; ensuring that the research process moves forward
according to established schedules.
Excellent genealogical research skills are a requirement as is extreme
attention to detail and customer orientation. The incumbent needs to
be able to coach the staff and to respond professionally to the
Societys clients, giving realistic expectations of time to complete
contracted research and providing ongoing, appropriately frequent status
reports of progress.
This is an important and visible position where good, thorough, accurate, and timely service is considered the norm.
General computer skills including internet, e-mail, and word processing.
5-7 years of professional genealogical experience.
Ability to analyze documents and compile detailed narrative research reports.
Manage a staff of 4-8 employees, volunteers, and/or contractors.
Salary and Benefits: Salary depends on experience; benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and 403(b).
Email a cover letter, resume, and research report sample(s) to: Michelle
Major, Human Resources Coordinator, New England Historic Genealogical
Society, at firstname.lastname@example.org .