NYG&B Seeks Genealogical Researcher

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00am

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) is seeking to add additional genealogical researchers to our team. Researchers will have the opportunity to become involved with a variety of activities including hourly research, consultations, written narratives, and special projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete hourly research projects for members of the NYG&B community, largely focused on families from New York City and New York State.
  • Provide individual consultations with members of the NYG&B community.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • A demonstrable expertise in researching families from New York and surrounding regions (including materials available online, onsite, and in repositories).
  • An understanding of the principles related to DNA and family history research.
  • More than 5 years of experience in working as a professional genealogist.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects seamlessly and simultaneously.
  • A commitment to and understanding of the NYG&B’s mission.
  • A self-starter who enjoys working independently and as part of a larger team.

Other Details

  • Remote working opportunities can be discussed.
  • This opportunity is open to all, including those desiring an independent contractual relationship with the NY&G&B or work as a part-time employment (with associated benefits).
  • Compensation depends on experience and final arrangements between the NYG&B and the genealogist.   

To apply provide a resume, cover letter, and a genealogical research sample to: 

D. Joshua Taylor, President

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

president@nygbs.org