Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Personnel Security Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001369) This position is located within the Personnel Security Division (PSD) within the Security and Emergency Preparedness Directorate (SEPD), and is an integral part of a small team that provides personnel security services to the agency. The PSD is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating personnel security-related aspects for Library applicants, employee and non-employee background investigations and for developing, issuing and implementing Library-wide personnel security...
    • Opening Date: September 3, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 17, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0080
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Financial Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001329) Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The office of the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for direct oversight of all financial, budgetary, and procurement activities for the U.S. Copyright Office. The position, Accounts Section Supervisor, reports to the Deputy Chief Financial...
    • Opening Date: September 4, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 18, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0501
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Fire Protection Engineer (Temporary Appointment) The Safety Services Division has an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13, level for a Fire Protection Engineer to serve on a 120 days temporary appointment. The successful candidate will perform a variety of duties in support of Safety Services. The successful candidate will:Serves as a technical expert on fire protection and life safety related issues in the agency.Planning, directing, and coordinating...
    • Opening Date: August 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 21, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0804
  • 120 days ( library employees only )
    Undescribed Duties (Detail Opportunity) The John W. Kluge Center is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-9 level to serve on a full-time, reimbursable 120-day temporary detail. The selected individual will be detailed to “Undescribed Duties” at his or her existing grade.The detailee will report to the Director of the John W. Kluge Center. This will be an excellent opportunity for a library employee to...
    • Opening Date: September 2, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 21, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Procurement Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001353) Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The Administrative Services Office provides various support services, including human resources, training, facilities management and planning, personnel and facility security, safety services, and procurement services. The Program Specialist is responsible for routine administration of non-contracted...
    • Opening Date: September 8, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Space Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001333) This position serves as a Space Management Specialist located in the Employee Resources Management and Planning Office (ERMP), Organization Management Directorate (OMD) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (LOC)AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY....
    • Opening Date: August 12, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • Job Posting ( current and former federal employees only )
    IT Acquisitions and Vendor Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001308) The primary purpose of this position is to provide Contracting Officers’ Representative (COR) support in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Library of Congress. The incumbent manages vendor contracts, related to the planning, development, and delivery of information Technology (IT) goods and services. Contacts are of a moderate to high complexity representing risk to the Library due to dynamic requirements...
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 24, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloging Policy Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR001372) This position is located in the Cooperative Programs & Policy Section, Policy, Training & Cooperative Programs, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.Analyzes, evaluates, and proposes new cataloging practices and standards that are cited as authoritative by other libraries. Initiates and participates in studies of proposed changes in cataloging policies and practices initiated by the Library or external organizations. Initiates and coordinates studies to...
    • Opening Date: September 3, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 24, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Information and Records)(Vacancy#:VAR001328) The Office of Public Records and Repositories is responsible for providing information to the public and to the copyright community regarding Copyright Office services. The Division operates the Copyright Public Information Office, answers information requests for forms and circulars, retrieves materials for court cases, performs searches on registered materials and other copyright records, provides certified or non-certified copies of copyright deposits, additional certificates and...
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 24, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001350) The position serves as the Assistant Chief, Employee Resources Management and Planning Division (ERMP) and reports directly to the Chief, ERMP Division of the Organizational Management Directorate (OMD) located in the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG). The primary purpose of this position is to support the administrative programs in OMD by providing expert advice on human resource issues and initiatives to all of...
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Acquisitions and Vendor Management Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001335) The primary purpose of this position is to provide Contracting Officers’ Representative (COR) support in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Security and Emergency Preparedness Directorate (SEPD) of the Library of Congress. The incumbent manages vendor contracts, related to the planning, development, and delivery of goods and services, of low to moderate complexity and risk and where selection involves trade-offs among non-price...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Liaison Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR01255) This is a Liaison Specialist position for the Veterans History Project (VHP), Program Coordination and Communications Section of the American Folklife Center. The congressionally mandated project is intended to collect, preserve, and make available first-hand accounts of veterans who served in wartime during World War I, World War II, as well as the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq/Afghanistan Wars. The specialist assists the...
    • Opening Date: September 16, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Digital Collections Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR001334) This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is located within the Digital Content Management Section. The position reports to the Head of the Digital Content Management Section and will work to support By the People, the Library of Congress crowd sourcing transcription program.
    • Opening Date: August 31, 2020
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Folklife Specialist (Research and Programs)(Vacancy#:VAR001351) The Folklife Specialist (Research and Programs) position is located in the American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress. The purpose of the position is to support professional services for the Center's research and programming activities; contribute significantly to the development and distribution of educational resources and interpretive materials; support the development of AFC archival collections; represent the Center within and outside the...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Project Manager (Vacancy#:VAR001349) The incumbent performs project management duties related to the planning, development, and delivery of the Library’s IT solutions. The incumbent interacts with internal and external stakeholders, business and systems analysts, IT specialists, contractors, and others to ensure development and implementation of optimal technical solutions within time, budget, and cost constraints. Supports the IT Project Management Office to provide Project Management governance, methodologies, training and...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001321) This position is located in the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access (ABA) and may be used in any division within ABA. The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, including acquisitions and cataloging functions, of the section, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians performing these functions, and performing administrative and...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    VAR001340, Supervisory Librarian (Cataloger)(Vacancy#:VAR001340) The incumbent of this position serves as the Head of the Bibliographic Control Section, performing the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff of librarians and technicians supervised;providing guidance and expertise;and directing and managing work activities to achieve section and division goals. The incumbent serves under the administrative supervision of the Chief, Materials Development Division. The incumbent works highly independently, exercising...
    • Opening Date: September 2, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 2, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Assistant Director and Senior Specialist (American Law Division)(Vacancy#:VAR001345) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a senior manager to lead its American Law Division (ALD), one of CRS’s five research divisions. CRS provides objective, nonpartisan, and authoritative legislative research, analysis, and consultative support exclusively to the U.S. Congress.This position serves as head of the American Law Division, a major CRS research division. In this capacity, and reporting directly to the Director of CRS,...
    • Opening Date: August 12, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 7, 2020
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Information)(Vacancy#:VAR001316) Responds to the public’s general and specific inquiries related to copyright law, regulations, and Copyright Office practices. Responds to applicants or their representatives either in writing (with as letter or email) or by telephone to answer routine copyright-related inquiries concerning registration, recordation, and other copyright related matters. Conveys information regarding procedures and policy for obtaining certified copies of copyright records and materials. Conveys information...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 10, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    General Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001241) The Construction Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Facility Services (FACS) Division Chief. Duties are carried out with a high degree of independence, receiving policy guidance and work guidelines in terms of broad general facility objectives, design standards and space standards. The incumbent is responsible for the oversight, coordination, planning, and management of all construction activities and related work requests that are...
    • Opening Date: September 16, 2020
    • Closing Date: October 16, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0801
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2020 - 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: January 10, 2020
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (SYSANALYSIS) (Vacancy#: VAR001148) 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.Serves as a recognized technical authority for new or...
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 6, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001323) 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 this...
    • Opening Date: July 24, 2020
    • Closing Date: July 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001324) 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 awards and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units. The incumbent serves as a Contracting Officer and Team Leader.This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update...
    • Opening Date: July 29, 2020
    • Closing Date: July 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001347) 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 this...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001325) 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: August 6, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Criminal Investigator (Vacancy#: VAR001214) This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), an independent office within the Library of Congress (Library) as established under the Library of Congress Inspector General Act of 2005, as amended, 2 USC § 185. The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct investigations involving violations of laws and regulations that affect Library of Congress programs and...
    • Opening Date: August 27, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1811