Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000281) This position is located in the U.S. Programs, Law and Literature (USPRLL) Division. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of bibliographic control and collections processing. Staff are responsible for searching and processing print and electronic books received through the Cataloging in Publication (CIP) and Pre-assigned Control Number (PCN) Programs, and the Copyright Office. Staff perform this work in...
    • Opening Date: February 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Income Security - (Vacancy #: VAR000297) The Section Research Manager leads the Income Security Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues covered by the section include Social Security (retirement and disability programs), private pensions, retirement savings, Unemployment Insurance, workers compensation, and general labor market issues.
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Accounting Technician (Vacancy# VAR000333) This position is located in Finance and Accounting (F&A), Office of Business Enterprises (BE) and reports to the Head, Finance and Accounting Section. The incumbent contributes to the sound financial management of Business Enterprises revolving fund programs. The incumbent maintains financial records and reports, using the BE enterprise system and Library financial systems that include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and cash management...
    • Opening Date: February 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0525
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000288) This position is located in the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) and can be used in the Near East Section, the African Section, or the Hebraic Section. The incumbent is responsible for receiving, accessioning, sorting and arranging Near Eastern materials in the stacks and reading room for a specific Section, following established procedures, guidelines, and standards of the division, and providing AMED materials...
    • Opening Date: February 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000321) The Federal Research Division (FRD) is the fee-for-service, full-cost- recovery research, translation, and analysis service of the Library of Congress. FRD administers the Federal Research Program that provides research reports, translations, and analytical studies for entities of the Federal Government and the District of Columbia, and for which there has been established in the United States Treasury a revolving fund into which funds are...
    • Opening Date: February 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Lead Librarian - (Vacancy #. VAR000314) 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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters;...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Support Assistant (OA) - (Vacancy #: VAR000309) This position is located in the John W. Kluge Center, Scholarly and Educational Program, National and International Outreach and will report to the Director of the John W. Kluge Center. However, (the incumbent's day-to-day assignments will come primarily from the guidance of the Administrative Specialist. The incumbent will provide program support to the Director and staff in the John W. Kluge Center. The incumbent...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Fiscal Analyst - (Vacancy #: VAR000226) The incumbent will function as the FEDLINK Fiscal Supervisor (Head, Fiscal Operations of A/R & A/P). The incumbent is responsible for managing and coordinating the FEDLINK Accounts Receivable and Account Payable Section.The incumbent will interface with FEDLINK members including federal library managers, financial representatives and/or federal agencies administrators regarding terms and conditions of the interagency agreements, account balances, and accounting practices for several different...
    • Opening Date: January 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Social Policy (Food Assistance) - (Vacancy #: GR002) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division is seeking an Analyst in Social Policy (Food Assistance) to work on issues related to federal food assistance and child nutrition programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), that serve low-income households. Ideal candidates will have an academic background in public policy, economics, other social sciences,...
    • Opening Date: January 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09 / GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) - (Vacancy #: VAR000335) The purpose of this position is to support the IT Security program for the Library of Congress. The Incumbent of this position provides authoritative guidance for the secure development and operation of IT systems for the Library of Congress. The IT security program requires the effective development of policies, procedures and strategies to ensure the optimum integration of operating systems, IT policies and guidelines,...
    • Opening Date: February 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Program Analyst - (Vacancy #: VAR000300) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Business Analysis Team, Library Services, and reports to the Supervisory Management Analyst. The incumbent provides program and business analysis and technical and operational expertise, regarding programs and related projects within the Library Services (LS) Service Unit. The incumbent uses analytical and evaluative methods and techniques for assessing program development and management and...
    • Opening Date: January 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Librarian (Collections Management) - (Vacancy #: VAR000340) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Collections Management Librarian to join its Knowledge and Technical Services Section. The librarian will manage print collections to ensure that materials are organized and made accessible to CRS staff. The incumbent is expected to review existing collections and, in collaboration with stakeholders, make recommendations for the withdrawal/retention of materials in the CRS Library...
    • Opening Date: February 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in International Trade and Finance - (Vacancy #: VAR000323) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in International Trade and Finance to join its International Trade and Finance Section. Applicants should have experience conducting sophisticated analysis of international trade and economics, knowledge of the U.S. legislative branch and its operations, and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. The work can require...
    • Opening Date: January 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Supervisor, Reference Team and Reading Room) - (Vacancy #: VAR000296) The Reference and Reading Room Supervisor is a key member of the division's administrative and management staff. Reporting directly to the Chief, the Reference and Reading Room Supervisor works highly independently, exercising judgment, making immediate decisions and taking necessary action in the position's key areas. These include leading the staff, overseeing access to and research and reference use of the on-site and online collections,...
    • Opening Date: January 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney-Administrative Law (Vacancy# VAR000330) 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 administrative 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. Candidates with research experience in and broad general knowledge...
    • Opening Date: January 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Health Policy - (Vacancy #: GR003) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division is seeking an Analyst in Health Policy to work on issues related to biomedical and health services policy. A general understanding of the biomedical and clinical sciences is an important component of this position. In addition, an understanding of the relationship between health sciences (e.g., pharmacology, toxicology, anatomy, physiology) and federal health policies and programs...
    • Opening Date: February 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09 / GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Sr. Systems Administrator) (Vacancy# VAR000287) The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for planning and coordinating the installation, integration, testing, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of CRS network hardware (servers, storage, and backup systems), network operating systems, the CRS directory, and network software systems to ensure the availability, functionality, and interoperability of systems serving the research and information needs of the Members and staff of the United States Congress and the...
    • Opening Date: February 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Labor and Employment Law) - (Vacancy #: VAR000331) 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 labor and employment 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. Candidates with research experience in and broad...
    • Opening Date: January 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Metadata Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000094) This position serves as the Metadata Librarian and reports to the Chief of the Integrated Library System Program Office (ILSPO) in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library Services. ILSPO manages enterprise-wide systems in support of the Library's operations and mission to manage and provide access to the Library's collections. ILSPO staff collaborates with staff in all service units to manage projects; recommend,...
    • Opening Date: January 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) - (Vacancy #: VAR000316) 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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides...
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Human Capital Management Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000349) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Administrative Operations is seeking a Human Capital Management Specialist to join its Workforce Planning and Staffing Management team. The selectee will be responsible for managing a full range of human capital programs/services necessary to support the staffing and workforce planning needs of the Service. The ideal candidate will apply strong analytical, problem solving and writing skills to...
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Benefits, Personnel, Compensation) - (Vacancy#: VAR000339) This position is located in the Human Resources Services (HRS), Employee Services Directorate. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist responsible for providing a wide range of technical and advisory services to Library employees’, managers and supervisors in HRS programs which include, but may not be limited to Length of Service Awards Program, Personnel and Payroll Administration/Processing, Recordkeeping, Compensation and Leave Administration, Retirement...
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist - (Vacancy#: VAR000317) The incumbent provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the office. Serves as an expert technical authority and advisor to the Chief of Staff and Deputy Librarian of Congress on a variety of administrative Service Unit matters, to include financial management, workforce planning and other programmatic and policy issues.
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000285) The Program Specialist in the Law Library Office of External Relations directly assists the Chief of the Office of External Relations in fulfilling the evolving missions of the Law Library of Congress, in promoting its services to the Congress and to the international library and research communities. The work of the position is critical to increasing the visibility of the Law Library and enhancing...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Specialist (Executive Assistant) (Vacancy# VAR000337) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Financial Management Team Library Services. The Executive Assistant performs administrative management functions and assists Library Services managers and supervisors in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the utilization of human resources to maximize achievement of the goals and objectives of Library Services. The incumbent identifies operational needs and difficulties, and provides articulate, workable...
    • Opening Date: February 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Facility Operations Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000282) The incumbent serves as the Facility Services Manager and works under the general supervision of the Chief, Facility Services Division who provides broad policy guidance and direction. Customer oversight responsibility includes 4.5 million square feet of real property on Capitol Hill. Incumbent works closely with the Facility Services Officer, Safety Officer, program managers, officials with other government agencies and is responsible for directing and...
    • Opening Date: February 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 12, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1640
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Telecommunications Policy) - (Vacancy #: VAR000356)
    • Opening Date: February 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Human Resources Specialist (Labor Relations) - (Vacancy #: VAR000325) The primary purpose of this position is to support the operation of the Library of Congress Labor Management Relations program, and to provide representation, advice, and training for and to managers and supervisors of the Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: February 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: March 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0201
  • temporary ( open to all )
    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 12, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411