Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy#: VAR001123) 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 Registration Policy and Practice (RPP) examines copyright applications and deposits; issues certificates of registration; and catalogs copyright submissions. The Copyright Specialist (Registration) works in one of three divisions in RPP—Literary, Performing...
    • Opening Date: January 6, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 27, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001127) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer within the IT Security Group. The incumbent carries out a wide range of complex assignments to further the goals and objectives of the Library and works under the supervision of the group chief. The incumbent performs Information Systems Security Officer support, IT project planning and management, and IT research and analysis. The...
    • Opening Date: January 10, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 27, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR001044) This position is located in the Internship and Fellowships Program (IFP), Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress and reports to the Chief, IFP. The incumbent provides program support on routine and non-routine duties to all IFP staff. The incumbent plans, executes and evaluates program related activities and assignments that facilitates the overall mission of the IFP within LCSG.
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 28, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Technical Information Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001091) he Federal Research Division (FRD) is the principal fee-for-service, cost-recovery research and analysis service for the Library of Congress. FRD administers the Federal Research Program, which provides research reports, translations, and analytical studies for entities of the Federal Government and the District of Columbia.
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 28, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    IT Service Management Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001137) The incumbent is responsible for supporting the mission of the ITQPM Directorate by applying ITSM principles to improve the overall delivery of services to Library users. The incumbent must possess skills in the development, facilitation and implementation of IT Service Management (ITSM) processes consistent with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practice framework. Specifically, the incumbent must facilitate and engage in service delivery,...
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 29, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • nte 13 months ( open to all )
    Legal Research Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001146) The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials including but not limited to laws, treaties, regulations, and court decisions of foreign jurisdictions, and international legal principles; (2) responding orally and in writing to inquiries requiring proficient skills in conducting legal and legislative research involving the law of particular jurisdictions and international...
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 29, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Network Division) The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Network Division Office, is offering an opportunity for one qualified individual to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion at the GS-14 OR a qualified individual at the GS-15 (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail.The position for this detail/and or temporary promotion is a Supervisory Librarian serving as Chief, Network...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 29, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst, Agriculture Policy ( Vacancy#: VAR001108) The Resources, Science and Industry Division is seeking an Analyst in Agriculture Policy. The analyst will cover agriculture policy with a focus on domestic agricultural policies and markets with an emphasis on crop insurance and/or farm income support programs. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, economics, and current status of domestic agricultural policies and markets and demonstrate ability to develop...
    • Opening Date: December 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Enterprise Architecture) ( Vacancy#: VAR001093) The incumbent serves as an agency enterprise architect, providing authoritative architecture solutions for the agency. The incumbent is responsible for leading teams of contractors and Federal staff to manage the enterprise architecture, software solutions, systems engineering efforts, data management, and hosting/infrastructure solutions. The enterprise architect is challenged with taking the Library's business strategy and then defining information technology systems architecture to support that strategy....
    • Opening Date: January 15, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger) ( Vacancy#: VAR001063) The incumbent of this position is a senior cataloger and serves as the Bibliographic Control Officer of the Bibliographic Control Section. The Bibliographic Control Officer (Librarian/Cataloger) performs the day-to-day operations of cataloging performed at the National Library Service and cataloging received from other agencies through maintenance of the NLS/BPD name and subject authority files and by review and editing of contributed records.
    • Opening Date: December 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 30, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Metadata Librarian (Vacancy#: VAR001062) This position is located in the Integrated Library System Program Office, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library ServicesThe position description number for this position is 360891 (GS-13) and 360892 (GS-14).The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metro area.The incumbent of this position will work a compflex,flextime work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 30, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: 13/14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Assistant Head, Digital Content Management Section ( Vacancy#:VAR001154) The incumbent serves as an expert in the organization, development, and implementation of multiple complex projects involving the lifecycle management of digital content. Leads working groups, task forces, committees or ad hoc groups, which have been assigned responsibility for specific digital lifecycle management projects or tasks. Coordinates the details involved in special projects, defining tasks/assignments. Identifies, develops, and implements options for improving the performance...
    • Opening Date: January 16, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Geospatial/Data Visualization Librarian ( Vacancy#:VAR001131) This position is located in the Geography and Map Division,Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 387336.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbent of this position will work a compflex work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. 
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Innovation Specialist ( Vacancy#:VAR001070) Summary:The position is located in the Digital Innovation Lab in the Digital Strategy Directorate of the Office of the Chief Information Officer.The position description number for this position is 359147.The incumbent for this position will work a flexitime, compflex, or maxiflex schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.Duties:The position serves as an Innovation Specialist in the Digital Innovation Lab (also known as LC Labs,...
    • Opening Date: January 16, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • nte 10 months ( current and former federal employees only )
    Non-Competitive Educational Resources Specialist This position is located in the Center for Learning, Literacy & Engagement, Office of the Librarian.The position description number for this position is 112292.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbent of this position will work a compflex work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: January 24, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1701
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Program Analyst Up to two applicants will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Copyright Modernization Office (CMO) supporting the Analysis Section as the Program Analyst, GS 12. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a short term employment promotion or a short term employment detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited to the...
    • Opening Date: January 22, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Documents Section Head)( Vacancy#: VAR001103) The Documents Recordation Section of PRR is responsible for the review and verification of documents submitted, based on the recordation requirements in the statute and Copyright Office regulations. The section creates and issues an official Certificate of Recordation for those documents which meet the recordation requirements. The incumbent reports to the Deputy Director of PRR, and supervises the documents staff and operational activities. The...
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2020
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1210
  • nte 3 years ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Archiving) (Vacancy#:VAR001149) This position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library.The position description number for this position is 392691.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.The incumbent of this position will work a compflex work schedule.The position serves as a Law Library Archiving Technician in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library, Library Collections and Services Group, at the Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#:VAR001152) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Congressional Programs & Communications Office (CPC) seeks a Writer-Editor to write and edit CRS communications, provide communications support, and perform congressional outreach. The selectee will support the organization’s goals to foster a culture of communication and improve internal communications through writing, editing, and communications support, as well as enhance congressional awareness of the depth and breadth of CRS products...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • nte 5 years ( library employees only )
    Program Support Assistant ( Vacancy#:VAR001115) This position is located at the Taylor Street Annex, National Library Service Blind/Physical Handicap, Library Collections and Services Group, Office of the Librarian. The Program Support Assistant applies knowledge of customer service expertise, programmatic issues and computer-based processing of applications, both software and hardware. The incumbent maintains an awareness of key issues, policies, or programs, which have the potential for influencing long and short-term...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 5, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Assistant Director and Senior Specialist (American Law Division) (Vacancy#:VAR001153) 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, the Assistant Director leads, plans, directs, and evaluates the work of a team of attorneys in its production of written products and consulting services in support of the U.S. Congress. Working directly with congressional committees and Members of...
    • Opening Date: January 10, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 7, 2020
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Chief Human Capital Officer (Vacancy#:VAR001158) The Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) leads, plans, directs and coordinates a comprehensive and innovative human resources program, ensuring that the program serves and reflects the mission and goals of the Library of Congress. In that capacity, the CHCO is responsible for leading the Library's human capital planning efforts to ensure that the Library acquires, develops, and retains a workforce designed to meet its...
    • Opening Date: January 8, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 10, 2020
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Production Analyst (Vacancy# VAR001037) The Supervisory Production Analyst reports to the Chief, Materials Development Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, and is delegated a high degree of autonomy and independence in the performance of the responsibilities of this position. The incumbent carries out responsibilities with broad overall guidelines and policies. The incumbent is the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for recorded and braille book and...
    • Opening Date: January 17, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 10, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Conservator (Books) ( Vacancy#:VAR001110) This position is located in the Book Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 253063.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbent of this position will work a flexitime work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position,
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 12, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Digitization Technician) (Vacancy#:VAR001144) This position serves as a Digitization Technician and reports to the Chief, Serial and Government Publications Division through the Team Leader for Digital Projects. The position is located in the Serial and Government Publications Division, Collections and Services in Library Services at the Library of Congress. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Specialists and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and...
    • Opening Date: January 22, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 19, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Materials Handler (Vacancy#: VAR001075) The Materials Handler position is located in the Logistics Division of Integrated Support Services (ISS) Directorate, Office of the Chief Operating Officer of the Library of Congress. Responsibilities include: warehouse work receiving, moving, storing and delivering materials and supplies; erecting or dismantling office systems furniture, shelves, partitions, etc.; moving, arranging, and setting up furniture, rooms, and outdoor areas for public events; using hand tools...
    • Opening Date: January 21, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 21, 2020
    • Grade Level: WG-06
    • Series: 6907
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger) (Vacancy#: VAR001064) The incumbent of this position is a senior cataloger and serves as the Bibliographic Control Officer of the Bibliographic Control Section. The Bibliographic Control Officer (Librarian/Cataloger) performs the day-to-day operations of cataloging performed at the National Library Service and cataloging received from other agencies through maintenance of the NLS/BPD name and subject authority files and by review and editing of contributed records.
    • Opening Date: January 27, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 28, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger) (Vacancy#:VAR001064) The incumbent of this position is a senior cataloger and serves as the Bibliographic Control Officer of the Bibliographic Control Section. The Bibliographic Control Officer (Librarian/Cataloger) performs the day-to-day operations of cataloging performed at the National Library Service and cataloging received from other agencies through maintenance of the NLS/BPD name and subject authority files and by review and editing of contributed records.
    • Opening Date: January 27, 2020
    • Closing Date: February 28, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • 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
  • 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
  • temporary
    Program Analyst Detail/Temporary Promotion OpportunityOffice of the Chief Information OfficerDetail Position: Program AnalystSubmission Deadline: Tuesday, January 14, 2020Desired Start Date: February 3, 2020Work Schedule: Flextime – Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.Area of Consideration: Limited to GS13 or GS14 level staff Library Wide. BackgroundThe Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) IT Design & Development Directorate is offering a reimbursable detail for a qualified GS14...