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Occasionally, the Law Library of Congress offers exceptional temporary opportunities to perform meaningful and unique work in a collaborative environment, one that values personal growth and achievement.  The Law Library of Congress has the following temporary opportunities.

Current Openings


Librarian (Law) - Temporary Position

Opening Date: August 8, 2018

Closing Date: August 17, 2018

LC Organization Unit: Law Library

Grade: GS-11

Availability: Open to All

Duration: 120 Days

Work Schedule: Full-time temporary position 120 days/4 months

Hiring Division: Public Services Division | Law Library Reading Room

Job Summary:
The Law Library of Congress seeks a legal reference librarian with education and experience providing legal and legislative information services to diverse and demanding clients in a law library or similar legal information organization and creating, organizing and managing web content for dynamic websites. Qualified candidates with both Juris Doctor and Masters in Library/Information Science degrees from accredited universities are strongly urged to apply.

Responds to United States legal and legislative reference inquiries from members of Congress, congressional committees, the White House, federal courts, Government agencies, libraries, the bar and the general public. Conducts legal and legislative research, and prepares written responses to United States federal and state legal and legislative reference inquiries requiring tailored responses. Analyzes and organizes specialized information, and assesses and prioritizes work.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Deadline for Applications: Friday, August 17, 2018