Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Assistant Law Librarian for Collections (Vacancy#:VAR001803) The Assistant Law Librarian for Collections is responsible for the acquisitions, organization and preservation of the Law Library's collection, ensuring the quality of the collection and rapid and effective access to it. The incumbent oversees the planning, development, management and usability of digital legal and legislative information resources hosted on site from the Law Library's physical materials and from remotely-hosted digital materials collaboratively developed...
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: January 24, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Chief, Facility Services (Temporary Appointment) Integrated Support Services is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-15 level to serve on a 120 days detail or temporary promotion. This individual is responsible for the management of The Library of Congress Facilities. Integrated Support Services, Facility Services supports the daily administration of the Library’s facilities including;Liaison with Architect of the Capital (AOC)Contract ManagementFood ServicesCustodial ServicesProject Management and Construction...
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: January 24, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Field Director – Cairo, Egypt) (Vacancy#:VAR001800) This position acquires and provides access to materials of research value for the Library's collections from countries in the Middle East and North Africa, in all languages from those regions. Acquired materials are in all media and all formats by which content is conveyed; e.g., print, electronic, visual, recorded sound, microformat. The work of the Directorate supports the universal collections of the Library, upon...
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: January 24, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Domestic Social Policy) (Vacancy#: GR-DSP22-02) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy Division is accepting applications under its 2022 Graduate Recruit Program for a Research Librarian. This position will be filled at the GS-09 level.About the Graduate Recruit ProgramInitial appointments under the Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days. Initial appointments are expected to convert to permanent, contingent upon the participant’s successful...
    • Opening Date: December 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Economic Development Policy (Vacancy#:VAR001793) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division (G&F) is seeking an Analyst in Economic Development Policy to serve the United States Congress by providing expertise on policy issues pertinent to economic development, transition, and recovery, including economic disruption and disaster resilience. Work may include design and evaluation of options for Congress to inform the debate on economic development policy and related issues.
    • Opening Date: December 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: January 26, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Director, Kluge Center (Temporary Promotion) The Kluge Center is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual currently in a GS-15 position to serve on a full time, 120 day temporary promotion to the Senior Level (SL) as the Director of the Kluge Center. The position currently reports directly to the Deputy Librarian of the Library Collections and Services Group. The Director of the Kluge Center coordinates and promotes activities...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: January 27, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00 (GS-15 EMPLOYEES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY)
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Mail Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR001776) This position is located in the NAVCC, Facility Operations Section, Facility Services Division, Integrated Support Services Directorate, Chief Operating Officer, Culpeper.The position is located at the Library of Congress in the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), located at the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia. The incumbent reports directly to the Integrated Support Services (ISS) on-site supervisor. The incumbent provides both routine and non-routine service...
    • Opening Date: December 23, 2021
    • Closing Date: January 27, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0305
  • 90 days ( library employees only )
    Chief/Financial Manager (Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 90 day assignment in the Financial Management Division (FMD) of the Copyright Office in the position of Chief/Financial Manager, GS 15. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a temporary promotion or a short-term employment detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:Financial Forecasting, Analysis...
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2022
    • Closing Date: January 28, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0505
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001809) This position is located in the Congressional Relations Office (CRO), Office of the Librarian in the Library of Congress, and reports to the Director of CRO. The incumbent provides services directly to the Director of CRO and office staff.The position performs administrative management functions that require knowledge of administrative principles, concepts, policies, software and objectives, as well as knowledge of CRO's goals and strategies...
    • Opening Date: January 10, 2022
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Vacancy#:VAR001796) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will cover energy policy, focusing on oil and gas markets. This includes knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of energy policy and economics and interrelationships with other key subject areas including fossil fuel supply, refining, and markets. The ideal candidate will demonstrate...
    • Opening Date: December 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Information Specialist (Vacancy#:GR-LIS22-05) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is accepting applications under its 2022 Graduate Recruit Program for a Legislative Information Specialist. This position will be filled at the GS-09 level.About the CRS Graduate Recruit ProgramInitial appointments under the CRS Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days. Initial appointments are expected to convert to permanent,...
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Management Assistant (Vacancy#: VAR001816) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Administrative Operations (OPS) is seeking a Program Management Assistant to provide administrative support to ensure sufficient operation of its Procurement and Administration Section. The position’s primary focus is on financial and administrative activities however, candidates must also be capable of providing support to various other areas of the Office.AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED...
    • Opening Date: January 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0344
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Collection Specialist) (Vacancy#:VAR001792) This position is locate in the Collections Division, National Library Service for the Blind/Print Disabled Directorate, Library Collections and Services Group. The incumbent recommends books to be reproduced in braille and recorded formats for the children's, young adult, and adult collection National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
    • Opening Date: January 12, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR001808) The position serves as a Program Assistant which can be used in any division within the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled Directorate in the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the Chief of the division.
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Sales Counter Attendant (Temporary Position) This position is located in the Retail Shop Unit of the Consumer Products & Services Section, Office of Business Enterprises. The incumbent greets and offers assistance to customers, and provides knowledgeable information to customers selecting merchandise. Assists in all areas of Retail Shop, operates Point of Sale System, demonstrates accurate cash handling and solicits donations for the Library’s free programs. Maintains and inventories stock....
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Sales Counter Attendant (Temporary Position) This position is located in the Retail Shop Unit of the Consumer Products & Services Section, Office of Business Enterprises. The incumbent greets and offers assistance to customers, and provides knowledgeable information to customers selecting merchandise. Assists in all areas of Retail Shop, operates Point of Sale System, demonstrates accurate cash handling and solicits donations for the Library’s free programs. Maintains and inventories stock....
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-04
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Equal Employment Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001801) This position is located in the Office Opportunity, Inclusiveness and Compliance (OIC), Office of the Librarian, Library of Congress (LOC). The incumbent serves as a Counseling and Mediation Specialist and is responsible for programs in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), grievance and workplace dispute resolution, performing duties in EEO counseling, mediation, coordination with unions, and investigations of allegations of discrimination. The incumbent coordinates work performed...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0260
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001770) This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. The selected librarian will be heavily focused on collections acquisition, particularly major gifts, purchases, approval plan, and routine gifts. The position focuses heavily on acquisitions with business acumen...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Quality Assurance Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001814) The Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist is responsible for the testing of web sites, web applications, and enterprise applications, and reports to the Head of the Quality Assurance & Testing Section. The incumbent is also responsible for designing test strategies and programs using automated and manual testing methods, working closely with the other roles within the service unit to support testing across the entire software...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1910
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Analyst in Government Organization and Management (Government IT Policies and Strategies) (Vacancy#: VAR001832) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to join its Executive Branch Operations Section to focus on federal government information technology (IT) management. Applicants should have a strong understanding of federal government IT modernization efforts; related to policies and regulations, and the use of IT to support government functions.
    • Opening Date: January 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 11, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    CAFM Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001765) The CAFM Program Specialist works closely with and under the direction of the Space Planning Officer (CAFM) to execute assignments and support space requirements of each Division. The incumbent demonstrates necessary knowledge and proficiency gained through practical working experience and formal training on web-based, enterprise-wide CAFM programs. Incumbent produces work and executes assignments using the Division's existing and future CAFM systems, including IBM Tririga,...
    • Opening Date: January 12, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • nte-6 years ( open to all )
    Chief Copyright Royalty Judge (Vacancy#:VAR001804) The Chief Copyright Royalty Judge has overall responsibilities and delegated authority for the oversight and administration of broad, emerging, and or critical Library of Congress program or operations as related to quasi-judicial administrative proceedings for copyright royalties. Also, the incumbent has full responsibilities and duties assigned to the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge pursuant to Chapter 8, Title 17 of the United States Code (H.R....
    • Opening Date: January 12, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2022
    • Grade Level: AL-01
    • Series: 0935
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, American Folklife Center (Vacancy#:VAR001805) The Director of the American Folklife Center (AFC) serves as the Library's primary expert on folklife and cultural heritage collections, and directs staff who preserve and present American folklife through programs of research, documentation, archival preservation, reference service, live performance, exhibitions, publications, and training. By statute, the Director is appointed by the Librarian of Congress [or designee], who accomplishes this in consultation with Director...
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Senior Nurse Practitioner (Vacancy#:VAR001812) The Senior Nurse Practitioner works under direct supervision of the Senior Clinical Manager and the medical direction of the Chief, Health Services Division (HSD), Integrated Support Services (ISS). Incumbent receives broad policy guidance from the Chief, HSD. Incumbent performs a variety of complex duties to review and analyze medical data, performs patient management duties, and plans and/or collaborates on patient care to ensure continuity...
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0610
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Public Finance (Vacancy#:VAR001820) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Public Finance to join its Government Finance and Taxation Section. The analyst will serve the United States Congress by providing in-depth research and analysis on public policy issues related to microeconomics with an emphasis on federal tax administration and enforcement, individual income tax, or tax expenditures, and may support research throughout...
    • Opening Date: January 19, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, Digital Services (Vacancy#:VAR001561) The Director, Digital Services has overall responsibility for a full range of digital collections and metadata management services. The incumbent also has overall responsibility for the Library-wide Integrated Library System (ILS), lifecycle management of Library Services' digital collections, service unit-wide business and workflow analysis, and automation workflow development and activities. The incumbent provides a wide range of analytical, technical, managerial, and advisory functions related...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 25, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0340
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Librarian (Asst. Director and Senior Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR001817) This position serves as the Assistant Director, Knowledge Services Group (KSG), for the Congressional Research Service (CRS), and in this capacity leads, plans, directs and evaluates delivery of information and reference services and ensures that they are of the highest quality and consistently meet the Service’s standards of objectivity, nonpartisanship, balance, timeliness, legislative relevance, authoritativeness, and accessibility. The incumbent oversees implementation of general reference...
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 1 year ( open to all )
    Work Study Student Program 2021/2022 The Library of Congress Work Study Student Program is a progressive, career development program for local high school students. It combines on-the-job training and career development with classroom instructions and education. Under the program, students earn a federal salary, receive work site supervision and career assistance. Students will get the chance to work part-time when school is in session with the possibility of full-time...
    • Opening Date: May 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: April 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0002) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.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...
    • Opening Date: August 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001684) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM) within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent directly reports to the Supervisory Contract Officer and works under the guidance of the Office Automation Assistant in handling a variety of issues, gathering sufficient information from contractors and...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001685) As a Contract Specialist at the Library, you will have the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields to understand and help them fulfill their needs through contractual relationships. You will research and provide guidance on complex issues such as contract structure, negotiation strategies, and performance management in support of your clients’ missions. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you...
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-7/9/11
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001686) The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position will be utilized throughout the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent prepares contracts and agreements for award and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units.The Library applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Const. Law, Admin. Law, or Courts and Civil Procedure) (Vacancy#:VAR001724) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is currently seeking several Legislative Attorneys for its American Law Division (ALD). The Legislative Attorneys will analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to constitutional law, administrative law, or courts and civil procedure in particular and American public law in general. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing legal research, analysis, and writing in a public...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001753) 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.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position will be...
    • Opening Date: November 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: LCNC0005) This position serves as a Supervisory Contract Specialist within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This position will be utilized throughout the service unit. The incumbent will serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day operations of the award and administration of purchase orders and contracts for the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 17, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    SPP- Register 2022, Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) 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: January 3, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 0301