Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Health Policy (Health Care Financing) ( Vacancy#: VAR001022) Brief Description: The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP) is seeking an Analyst in Health Care Financing for its Health Insurance and Financing (HIF) Section, a unit that covers Medicaid, CHIP, Medicare, and private health insurance. We expect this analyst to work on HIF’s Medicaid team, which covers all aspects of the program including eligibility, benefits, service delivery, and...
    • Opening Date: November 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Telecommunications Policy (Vacancy# VAR001068) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division is seeking an Analyst in Telecommunications Policy. The analyst will cover telecommunications policy and broadband deployment and adoption, Federal Communications Commission policies, regulations, programs and initiatives, such as the Universal Service Fund or net neutrality, as well as working knowledge of policies and positions of major stakeholders.
    • Opening Date: November 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Project Manager ( Vacancy#: VAR001071) This position is located in the Project Management Division, IT Partner Engagement Directorate, Office of the Chief Information Officer. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an IT Project Manager in the Project Management Office (PMO) within the Library of Congress.The position description number for this position is 358215.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • 180 days ( open to all )
    Research Assistant SummaryThe Research Assistant’s duties will focus on a myriad of research topics for a broad range of executive and legislative branch agencies, including: Department of Defense, National Institute of Health, Patent and Trademark Office, and the United States Copyright Office.ResponsibilitiesThe position description number for this position is 238058.This position has no promotion potential.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington,...
    • Opening Date: November 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Chief of African and Middle Eastern Division)( Vacancy#:VAR001028) This is a senior executive position at the Library of Congress, responsible for bringing vision, leadership, and innovation to the role. The Chief is the Library's principal expert/specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions covered by that division. The Chief has full professional responsibility for coordinating activities of the Library related to that geographic area, and for directing the development and...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 9, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Budget Analyst (Non-Appropriated Team Leader) ( Vacancy#:VAR001078) The position is located in the Financial Services Directorate, Budget Division. The incumbent functions as the Library's budget expert on the Library's Gift, Trust, Revolving, and Reimbursable Funds. Serves as the Team Leader for the Non-Appropriated Funds team in the Budget Division and is responsible for the budget formulation, presentation and execution of the Library's non-appropriated funds. The incumbent is responsible for the approval...
    • Opening Date: November 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0560
  • 120-days ( library employees only )
    Special Training Project An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of Public Records and Repositories. The incumbent will be responsible for creating a training plan for internal and external users of the Copyright Office’s new online Recordation system. The training plan and subsequent training materials will ensure the Office is prepared for the transition from a paper-based...
    • Opening Date: November 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS 12, GS 13 OR GS 14
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Communications Law) ( Vacancy#: VAR001066) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to communications law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context.
    • Opening Date: November 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 12, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Accounting Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001111) The incumbent works as part of a team of budget and financial analysis and provides support functions to the staff. The incumbent communicates with Resource Management staff and other offices of the Library, at various levels, to provide resource planning and budget execution support, and to resolve problems related to assignment areas.
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0525
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Physical Security Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001033) This position is located in the Protective Services Division, Security and Emergency Preparedness Directorate, Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent of this position provides services, advice, and assistance in physical security matters to Library of Congress organizations and coordinates with agencies and organizations outside the Library of Congress. 
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0080
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Southeast Asia) (Vacancy#:VAR001095) The divisions in General and International Collections are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences of these countries and regions. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars,...
    • Opening Date: November 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Administrative Officer ( Vacancy#: VAR001056) This position is located in the Development Office in the Office of the Librarian. The incumbent provides direct, confidential administrative and logistical support to the Director and, in conjunction with the Director, ensures that the overall priorities and objectives of the Development Office are met in the performance of all administrative and programmatic functions, and supports key information management functions.
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0341
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Collection and Foreign Language) ( Vacancy#: VAR001030) This position is located in Taylor Street Annex, Collections Development Section (CDS), National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Library Collections and Services Group, Office of the Librarian.WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal...
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Section Research Manager, Global & Transnational Affairs ( Vacancy#: VAR001080) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Manager, Foreign Policy in the Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division. CRS provides confidential, nonpartisan, and authoritative legislative research, policy analysis, and information service to the U.S. Congress. Working directly with Members of Congress and congressional committees on public policy issues, CRS staff contribute to an informed national legislature as it considers policy issues of importance...
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR000982) This position is located in Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.The position description number for this position is 360141.The incumbent for this position will work a fixed work schedule from 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.Relocation expenses are not authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0303
  • nte 5 years ( library employees only )
    Educational Outreach Specialist ( Vacancy#:VAR001100) This position serves as an Education and Partnership Outreach Specialist, located in the Kluge Center, Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG), Library of Congress (LOC). The incumbent reports directly to the Director of the Kluge Center. The purpose of this position is to lead the Kluge Center's educational outreach initiatives and strategic partnerships.
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1701
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Assistant, Europe and the Americas (Vacancy#:VAR001027) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT) is seeking a Research Assistant to support a broad range of research tasks in its Europe and the Americas (EA) section. The selectee will support research analysts and managers in addressing congressional requests and in preparing CRS informational and analytical products by performing research, writing, data analysis, and other research support duties.
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0130
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Special Assistant (Vacancy#: VAR001057) The special assistant to the Law Librarian of Congress, provides technical, administrative and program assistance in support of the Law Librarian's responsibilities for fulfilling the mission of the Law Library of Congress. Additionally, the incumbent assists the other units throughout the Library as required, and with collaborative projects and activities with Law Library of Congress stakeholders globally. The incumbent provides technical, operational and administrative...
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist ( Vacancy#:VAR001047) The Manager works under the general supervision of the Chief, Facility Services who provides broad policy guidance, and direction. Incumbent is responsible for the overall daily leadership and direction of Facility Operations under Facility Services.Program responsibilities include customer oversight of 4 million square feet of real property on Capitol Hill and an additional 1.5 million square feet of real property off campus, to include...
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1640
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Security Assistance, Security Cooperation and the Global Arms Trade ( Vacancy#: VAR001106) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in National Security, focusing on Security Cooperation and Assistance and the Global Arms Trade to join its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT).
    • Opening Date: December 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy#: VAR001089) This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent analyzes and arranges bodies of records that are somewhat disorganized, demonstrating knowledge of archival theory and practice in planning and carrying out their organization and description. Possesses understanding of scholarly research and documentation practices. Completes preliminary analysis of the documentation systems and practices of the originating agency,...
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Budget Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001060) The incumbent reports to the assigned supervisor in the Financial Management Directorate and is responsible for advising on budgetary matters, supporting annual budget planning, formulation, presentation, and execution. This encompasses the planning and organizing of a comprehensive financial management program that includes but is not limited to the development of formal budget submissions; establishment, evaluation, and monitoring of the Service Unit’s and Library's budgetary...
    • Opening Date: November 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0560
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Service Unit is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual to serve a full-time, 90-day detail as a Program Specialist. This detail offers the possibility for a temporary promotion to a GS-14 for individuals with the requisite qualifications below. The incumbent provides support to the COO and establishes effective communications with managers within the Chief Operating Officer Service Unit. The...
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Russian and European Affairs ( Vacancy#:VAR001067) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division seeks an Analyst in Russian and European Affairs to work on a broad range of issues related mainly to Russian military and security policy, transnational threats, U.S. policy toward Russia, and European regional affairs. The analyst is expected to develop the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees,...
    • Opening Date: November 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Section Head) ( Vacancy#: VAR0001096) This position is located in the China Section, Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians, and performing administrative and human resource management functions.
    • Opening Date: December 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2019 - Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) - SPP Register The Library of Congress is accepting applications from people who wish to be considered for employment at the Library under its Selective Placement Program (SPP). It is the policy of the Library to recruit and hire qualified applicants with targeted disabilities by assisting these individuals in obtaining employment consistent with their level of skills and abilities and their capacity for safe and efficient job...
    • Opening Date: December 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Section Research Manager, Foreign Policy Management ( Vacancy#: VAR001079) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Manager, Foreign Policy in the Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division. CRS provides confidential, nonpartisan, and authoritative legislative research, policy analysis, and information service to the U.S. Congress. Working directly with Members of Congress and congressional committees on public policy issues, CRS staff contribute to an informed national legislature as it considers policy issues of importance...
    • Opening Date: November 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist ( Vacancy# VAR000861) WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.This position is located in the Contracts Division, Contracts and Grants Management, Office of...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 20, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000865) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application before the closing date. Applicants will be referred after the first cutoff date, and subsequent referrals will be made at the manager’s request. The announcement may close earlier or at the request of the selecting official or after the job is filled.This position is located in the Contracts Section, Office...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 12, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR000911) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application before the closing date. Applicants will be referred after the first cutoff date, and subsequent referrals will be made at the manager’s request. The announcement may close earlier or at the request of the selecting official or after the job is filled. The first cutoff for receipt of applications under...
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 27, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    IT Specialist (SYSANALYSIS) (Vacancy#: VAR000919) Responsible for the daily monitoring, operation, and maintenance for a select group of NLS Information technology systems. Takes proactive steps to ensure the continued reliable and secure operation of these systems. Performs typical administration tasks such as maintenance, Installation, or upgrades. These typically involve determination of installation/upgrade schedule, examination of release notes, configuration, scripting, programming and the physical handling of computer hardware.Anyone may apply...
    • Opening Date: June 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000953) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application before the closing date. Applicants will be referred after the first cutoff date, and subsequent referrals will be made at the manager’s request. The announcement may close earlier or at the request of the selecting official or after the job is filled. The first cutoff for receipt of applications under...
    • Opening Date: July 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 17, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102