FamilySearch Seeking Candidates for their Nordic Research Unit

The following was received from ICAPGEN:

The Nordic Research Unit of FamilySearch is seeking candidates to assist patrons and write for the FamilySearch Wiki. We are seeking candidates to fill a six month temporary position with a focus on family history records, resources, and strategies for the countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and occasionally Iceland.

We need self-driven, creative thinkers who can:

  • Offer friendly, timely, and accurate service to the public.
  • Provide quality research advice for the countries which are covered by the Nordic Reference Area at the Family History Library.
  • Write research concepts and processes clearly and concisely.

Required skills:

  • High computer skills, especially with Internet searching and FamilySearch products. Competence with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of FamilySearch products (; Wiki;; Family Tree, etc.)
  • Advanced genealogical research skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to decipher and translate Nordic handwritten records.
  • Expertise in utilizing online record databases such as ArkivDigital, Digitalarkivet, and Arkivalieronline

Not-required but preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • An AG in one of the Nordic countries or equivalent experience in genealogy, history, or a related field.
  • Fluency in one of the Nordic languages.

Additional information:

  • 20–40 hours per week, including Saturdays and some evenings.
  • Employment will be for six months starting in April.

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