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Posted: 01/11/2014


Ancestry.com is the world's largest online resource for family history. We have helped pioneer the market for online family history research, taking a pursuit that was expensive and time-consuming and making it easy, affordable and accessible to anyone with an interest in their family history. The foundation of our service is an extensive collection of billions of historical records that we have digitized, indexed and put online over the past 16 years. These digital records and documents, combined with our proprietary online search technologies, tools and collaboration features, have enabled our 2.0 million plus subscribers to create nearly 44 million family trees and access the 11 billion records and 185 million, scanned documents and written stories to help them make meaningful discoveries about the lives of their ancestors. With more than 1,000 employees around the world, we are committed to hiring the very best talent. We are known for our cutting-edge technology, phenomenal innovation, and we offer a compelling and rewarding workplace where you will thrive. We seek out passionate people to join our mission of helping people discover, preserve and share their family history. We invite you to explore and discover the many opportunities that await you at Ancestry.com.

Archival Digitization Specialist - Contractor
Professional Opportunity
Fort Worth, UT
Open Until
Until Filled

Job Description:

This is a contract position performing document preservation at a local archive or library. Working as a document/archival preservationist for Ancestry.com requires a technical and computer literate individual who ideally has previous experience working with digitization, archival documents, and/or goal oriented production projects. Qualified candidates will also be detail-oriented, organized, and accustomed to working independently in an environment that handles focused and repetitive tasks which requires a logical balance of efficiency and accuracy. This opportunity requires the contractor to work within the normal business hours of the archive or library and, as such, is not a work-from-home opportunity. This assignment is expected to last up to 6 monthsand will report to Ancestry.coms Remote Production Manager


The compensation for this position is $13/hour.

Daily Tasks:

Capture digital images of documents as specified by the company

Perform quality audits on each roll that is scanned before transmission

Report progress and quality audit notes according to the tracking system outlined

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