Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Printing Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001590) This position is locate in the Design Office Division, Center for Exhibits and Interpretation, Office of The Librarian. The Printing Management Section has the primary responsibility for planning, administering, directing and coordinating the printing service operations at the Library of Congress (LC).
    • Opening Date: July 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1654
  • 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 ( u.s. citizens only )
    Program Management Assistant (Vacancy#: VAR001633) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking a program management assistant. The incumbent will be responsible for a wide range of duties relating to office administrative and logistical support; information management, organization and analysis; and records management.
    • Opening Date: July 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0344
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Records Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001617) The position is located in the Records Management Division within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The incumbent reports to the Director of IT Quality and Performance Management and assists the Library's Records Officer with administrative and technical supervision necessary for the agency to meeting federal records act compliance standards.
    • Opening Date: July 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0308
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001555) This position is located in the General and International Collections Directorate (GICD), Library Services (LS), in the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress. The position reports to the Director, General and International Collections Directorate and may be assigned to work in any division within the GICD. The Administrative Specialist performs administrative management functions and assists directors, chiefs, managers, and...
    • Opening Date: July 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Learning and Development)(Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) Area of Consideration: Limited to existing GS-08 and GS-09 level staff Library Wide. GS-08 level staff will receive a temporary promotion. GS-09 level staff will serve a non-grade changing detail. BackgroundThe Chief Operating Officer Service Unit, Human Capital Directorate, Talent Learning and Development Division is offering a reimbursable temporary promotion/detail for a qualified staff member at the GS-08 or GS-09 level to serve on...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0201
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Management and Planning Officer (Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of the Assistant Register and Director of Operations supporting Copyright Office strategic planning, performance measurement, and special projects in the position of Management and Planning Officer, GS 13/14. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a temporary promotion or a detail with no change in salary....
    • Opening Date: July 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR001634) This position is located in the Acquisitions, Fiscal & Overseas Support Division in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate within Library Services The incumbent coordinates and facilitates activities relating to Library Services' program and technology goals through implementation of projects, manual and automated systems and OCIO-approved technical solutions.
    • Opening Date: July 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Visual Arts Division Registration Policy and Practices Subject Matter Expert (Vacancy#:VAR001621) 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 Senior Copyright Specialist (Registration) (SME) works in the Visual Arts Division of...
    • Opening Date: July 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Attorney – Advisor (Vacancy#:VAR001556) 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 Attorney-Advisor reports to the Deputy Associate Register for Registration and Policy Practice. The incumbent is responsible for conducting legal research and performing analysis related to Copyright law.Who may apply: DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS, CONSIDERATION...
    • Opening Date: July 29, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS- 12,13,14
    • Series: 0905
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Legal Research Fellow (Southeast Asia) The Law Library of Congress, Global Legal Research Directorate, is offering an opportunity for one qualified individual to serve on a full-time, 90-day detail at the GS-07 level.The position for this temporary detail is a Legal Research Fellow in the Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Division II.The Legal Research Fellow works as a junior researcher on foreign, comparative, and international law under the guidance...
    • Opening Date: August 2, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0986
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger)(Vacancy#:VAR001582) The Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division is responsible for the acquisition, processing, preservation, duplication and reference servicing of the audio and motion picture film collections of the Library. These collections consist of motion pictures, magnetic tape (audio and video); disc, wire, cylinder recordings; and associated catalogs, indices, scripts, contracts, agreements and logs pertaining to or describing the collections. The Division maintains fully...
    • Opening Date: July 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Copyright) (Vacancy#:VAR001629) 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. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)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,...
    • Opening Date: July 16, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Materials Handler (Vacancy#: VAR001599) 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. Within the United States Copyright Office, the Office of Public Records and Repositories preserves, maintains, and services copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. The Materials Handler processes and stores Copyright deposit materials, retrieves...
    • Opening Date: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: WG-06
    • Series: 6907
  • 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: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Senior Copyright Specialist (SME) (Literary)(Vacancy#:VAR001623) 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 Senior Copyright Specialist (Registration) (SME) works in the Literary Division of the...
    • Opening Date: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Government Organization and Management (Federal Data Integration) (Vacancy#:VAR001595) 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 data integration and innovation. Applicants should have a strong understanding of policy and regulations related to integration and management of federal agency data assets (e.g., data linking and sharing) and related innovations (e.g., complex analytical...
    • Opening Date: June 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Assistant Register and Director of Operations (US Copyright Office)(Vacancy#:VAR001596) 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 Assistant Register and Director of Operations is a principal advisor to the Register of Copyrights on all aspects of operations and planning, and is responsible for coordinating and directing certain operational activities of the...
    • Opening Date: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 16, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Senior Copyright Specialist (SME) (Performing Arts) (Vacancy#: VAR001622) 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 Senior Copyright Specialist (Registration) (SME) works in the Performing Arts Division of...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 16, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Conservation)(Vacancy#:VAR001635) This position is located in the Collections Stabilization Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.This position serves as a Preservation Technician and reports to the supervisor of either the section or the division. The Conservation Division (CD) is located in the Preservations Directorate (PRES), Library Services (LS) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (LOC). The incumbent constructs...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 17, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Auditor (Vacancy#:VAR001515) This position is in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), an independent office within the Library of Congress as defined by 2 USC 185. The position is supervised by the Assistant Inspector General for Audits. The OIG is responsible for conducting or overseeing all audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. Auditing includes planning, conducting, and reporting on findings and...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0511
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration)(Vacancy#:VAR001624) 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 Copyright Registration Program is responsible for the examination of copyright claims, the creation of public records, and the issuance of certificates of registration. This position serves as Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) in the Literary...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Quality Assurance Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001594) The position serves as the Head, Content Quality Assurance Section under the general supervision of and reports to the Chief of the Collections Division of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), a directorate of the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG), Library of Congress. The incumbent directs, plans, coordinates, and develops the program, policies, and procedures of the NLS...
    • Opening Date: July 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1910
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloging Policy Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR001639) 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 assist in evaluating operational benefits of introducing new technology. Works with the Program for Cooperative Cataloging and colleagues to develop standards that...
    • Opening Date: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights (Vacancy#:VAR001627) 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 General Counsel of the US Copyright Office interprets the copyright law. The General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights has the responsibility at the highest level for a wide range of...
    • Opening Date: July 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001631) The Foreign Law Specialist position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate in the Law Library. The employee in this position serves as a Foreign Law Specialist for the Law Library of the Library of Congress. The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies,...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0095
  • permanent ( open to all )
    SPP- Register 2021, 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 11, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 31, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • 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