[Job Posting] Digital Inventory Specialist 1


Digital Inventory Specialist 1

Salt Lake City, UT, United States (Hybrid)


To meet the needs of the Church, we seek to build teams that represent the diverse perspectives, broad life experiences and backgrounds of our global Church membership. With that in mind, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply.


The purpose of the Family History Department is to create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family—past, present, and future. Our quality standards guide the way we work. They are inspiration, trust, kindness, effectiveness, and simplicity.

If our purpose statement and quality standards are something you believe in, we invite you to apply for this position. One of the expectations of employment in the Family History Department is a willingness to do Family History research and help others do the same.


  • Provides quality metadata for digital historical records published on FamilySearch platforms to facilitate patron research. 
  • May use international metadata standards to perform original cataloging for digitally born assets.
  • Coordinates with a distributed and local cross-functional workforce.
  • Completes assigned parts of FamilySearch digital asset inventory management. 
  • May provide genealogical expertise regarding standard localities. Researches localities and their history.
  • Analyzes, investigates, and resolves data-related inquiries.
  • Works with or trains volunteers and missionaries on assigned tasks.  Provides ongoing feedback.
  • Reviews, audits, and certifies data quality in their assigned area or specified project or operation.
  • Supports initiatives and areas by troubleshooting, answering inquiries, resolving issues, etc.
  • Makes daily decisions independently regarding 1) operation or production and 2) collaboration, evaluation, and dissemination of information. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with 3+ years of professional work experience OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Professional communication skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to describe complex topics.
  • Ability to complete detailed work with accuracy and complete projects, operations, and processes on time.
  • Capability to use and follow documented processes and training materials
  • Dependent on assignment, must meet required language skills
  • Dependent on assignment, must have knowledge of local records
  • Able to read, write, and speak French, Portuguese, or other relevant languages. 
  • Ability to organize and monitor projects with a distributed workforce (employees and volunteers working and serving in Africa).
  • Ability to train and communicate (written and verbal) with a distributed workforce (employees and volunteers working and serving in Africa).
  • Skilled in the use of standard desktop software including Word and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Family History Library Catalog and FamilySearch services.
  • PREFERRED: Proficiency in one or more non-English languages


Church employees find joy and satisfaction in using their unique talents and abilities to further the Lord’s work. From the IT professional who develops an app that sends the gospel message worldwide, to the facilities manager who maintains our buildings— giving Church members places to worship, teach, learn, and receive sacred ordinances—our employees seek innovative ways to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with the world. They are literally working in His kingdom.

Only members of the Church who are worthy of a temple recommend qualify for employment. Apart from this, the Church is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on any basis that would violate U.S. or local law.

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, national origin, color, gender, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other legally protected categories that apply to the Church. The Church will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities.


  • Job Identification360880
  • Job Category LR - Library, Research & Preservation
  • Posting Date02/21/2024, 09:34 PM
  • Locations 50 E North Temple St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84150, US(Hybrid)
  • Apply Before03/06/2024, 09:34 PM
  • Job Schedule Full time
  • Worthiness Qualification Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
  • Posting Notice/More Info Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice. Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.churchofjesuschrist.org.
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