Current Openings

  • 90 days ( open to all )
    Clerical Assistant (Temporary Position) The Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) is an administrative tribunal, functioning much like a court, which sets royalty rates and terms of payment for use of works under compulsory licenses, and distributes royalty fees deposited with the United States Copyright Office.This position will support the CRB digitization efforts converting paper-based documents to a digital format. Two applicants will be selected. During this temporary appointment, duties...
    • Opening Date: September 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 26, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Knowledge Management) (Vacancy#:VAR002055) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Supervisory Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will serve as the head of the Knowledge Management (KM) Section, responsible for leading initiatives to gather, organize, and share the institutional expertise held by the analysts, attorneys, information professionals, and administrative staff in CRS. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree or...
    • Opening Date: August 26, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 26, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR002041) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), in the Library of Congress. The incumbent provides confidential administrative support on routine and non-routine duties to all levels of OCIO management and staff. The incumbent provides operational, administrative and program management support that facilitates the overall mission of the OCIO.
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger) (Vacancy#: VAR002072) 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: September 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Geospatial Data Visualization Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002050) This position is located on the Geography and Map Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services in the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress. The position serves as a Geospatial Data Visualization Librarian and reports to the Chief, Geography and Map Division. The Geospatial Data Visualization Librarian performs and provides leadership in the development, management, and maintenance of Geographic Information Systems...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Mesoamerican Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR002131) The work involves advanced reference work, research and responsibility for acquisitions and special projects, including the organization, interpretation, and exhibition of the Jay I. Kislak Collection (Collection), as well as related outreach to the Kislak Family Foundation, scholars of the early Americas, and professional organizations who engage in similar content and the same period.
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Program Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR002045) The Management and Program Analyst works under the general supervision of the Director, Integrated Support Services (ISS), or a person delegated with that authority. Assignments are made in the context of broadly defined management requirements. Incumbent is given wide latitude and discretion, as well as considerable responsibility and concomitant authority, in carrying out assignments. Provides professional and technical assistance, and staff support to ISS...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • nte 1 year ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002030) This position is located in the History and Genealogy Section, Researcher & Reference Services Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Researcher and Collections Services.The purpose of this position is to plan and administer general reference and research services to constituents including Congress, other government agencies, and special borrowers. To facilitate such research, the Section's specialists recommend the acquisition of print, microform and computer file...
    • Opening Date: September 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002108) This position is located in the FEDLINK Network Operations Section, FEDLINK Division, Library Enterprises Directorate, Chief Operating Officer. The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal...
    • Opening Date: September 8, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Detail/Temporary Promotion: 120-day NTE Digital Projects Coordinator DSD, Integrated Library System Program Office The Integrated Library System Program Office (ILSPO) in DSD is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-14 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-14 level (no promotion) to serve as a Digital Projects Coordinator for ILSPO. The incumbent of this position reports directly to the Chief of ILSPO.The...
    • Opening Date: September 26, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Detail/Temporary Promotion: 120-day NTE Metadata Librarian DSD, Integrated Library System Program Office The Integrated Library System Program Office (ILSPO) in DSD is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-14 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-14 level (no promotion) to serve as a Metadata Librarian for ILSPO. The incumbent of this position reports directly to the Chief of ILSPO.The Integrated...
    • Opening Date: September 26, 2022
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • 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 ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002116) This position is located in the Business Operations Support Section, Preservation Services Division, Preservation Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services.This program specialist position is available for any division of the Preservation Directorate Divisions, within Library Services at the Library of Congress. The incumbent works under the general supervision of a Division Chief and uses expert knowledge of budget implementation, program management, contract administration, and office...
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Head, Staff Development and Performance Section (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The Congressional Research Service, Office of Administrative Operations is offering a 120-day opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 to serve on a full-time temporary promotion to the GS-14 OR a qualified individual at the GS-14 (no promotion) to serve on a full-time detail as the acting Head of its Staff Development and Performance Section.The Head of the Staff Development and Performance Section...
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002102) Catalogs various materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform titles for inclusion in the name authority file.
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Library Technician Detail/Temporary Promotion (Serial & Government Publications Division, General & International Collections Directorate) 120-Day Opportunity Detail/Temporary Promotion: Library Technician – Deck AttendantThe Serial & Government Publications Division (SER) in General & International Collections Directorate is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-04 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-05 level, OR a qualified individual at the GS-05 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as a Library Technician....
    • Opening Date: September 23, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Fiscal Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR002074) This position is located in the FEDLINK fiscal Operations Section, FEDLINK Division, Library Enterprises Directorate, Chief Operating Officer. FEDLINK is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves...
    • Opening Date: September 7, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Editor/Head, Editorial Section (Vacancy#:VAR002065) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Publishing is seeking a Supervisory Editor/Head, Editorial Section. The ideal candidate will serve as a technical authority on editorial and publishing programs and systems. The incumbent shall have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Section, including workforce planning and management, policy administration, operational processes, and coordination of the technical aspects of publishing systems.
    • Opening Date: September 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002073) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Supervisory Program Specialist for its Office of Administrative Operations (OPS). This position will provide program support to the Administration and Procurement section of OPS.
    • Opening Date: September 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0341
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, IT Service Operations (Vacancy#:VAR002107) The IT Service Operations Director is responsible for defining and leading the IT service operations processes of the Library of Congress, reporting to the Library’s Deputy Chief Information Officer. The IT Service Operations Director applies exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to establish a common understanding of the goals, timelines, and constraints in establishing the Library’s IT service operations processes.Attend a live webinar on September...
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cartographic Materials Cataloger) (Vacancy#:VAR002098) Assignment of selected materials for cataloging is made on the basis of geographic area and/or language expertise so materials may represent any level of cataloging difficulty. There is a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area being cataloged. Materials of greater difficulty may be cataloged with assistance from or in consultation with a reviewer or the Team Leader.
    • Opening Date: September 23, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 10, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Safety and Occupational Health Manager (Vacancy#:VAR002054) Under the general supervision of the Chief of Safety and the Environment (SE), the Safety Manager develops and manages the Library's safety and occupational health program applicable to all Library operations at all locations within the continental United States of America. In addition to program management, the Safety Manager evaluates the legal compliance and adequacy of the Library's safety programs, performs on-site inspections, provides...
    • Opening Date: September 9, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 10, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0018
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Manuscript Reference Librarian (Vacancy#: VAR002087) The reference librarian in the Manuscript Division serves as an authority in providing reference services in the field of archives and manuscripts.This position is located in the Reference and Reader Services Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Researcher And Collections Services.
    • Opening Date: September 23, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Public Affairs Specialist (Marketing Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR002064) The Office of Communications (OC) ensures that the image of and information about the Library are accurate and reflect the mission of the organization. It fosters and increases public awareness of the Library, defines and targets audiences for its public affairs programs, and assesses the effectiveness of those programs.The incumbent of this position has primary responsibility for and manages the Library’s marketing program, with...
    • Opening Date: September 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Workforce Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002077) This position is located in the Employee Resources Management and Planning, Organization Management Directorate, Organization Management Directorate, Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress.The position serves as a Workforce Management Specialist (WMS) in the Employee Resources Management and Planning (ERMP) Division, Organization Management Directorate within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress. The WMS performs administrative...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) (Vacancy#:VAR002046) 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 in the Office of General Counsel performs authoritative and accurate legal research, provides legal advice to internal staff on all matters of copyright law, and prepares materials for regulatory proceedings and other policy...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 14, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Program Assistant/Coordinator (2 positions)(Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service unit of the Library of Congress, works exclusively for the United States Congress providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.Every two years, CRS, in coordination with the House of Representatives, sponsors a four-day seminar for newly elected Members of the House of Representatives. All new...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 15, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • indefinite ( open to all )
    Quality Assurance Specialist (Recorded Products) (Vacancy#:VAR002135) The Quality Assurance Specialist (Recorded Products) serves as an authority on the artistic. technical, and human factor elements required for controlled production of spoken word recordings, formulates and maintains quality control objectives for the various contracts with recording studios and multistate centers to insure continuous production of digital recorded books and magazines for the National Library Service.
    • Opening Date: September 26, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 17, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1910
  • indefinite ( open to all )
    Quality Assurance Specialist (Recorded Products)(Vacancy#:VAR002135) The Quality Assurance Specialist (Recorded Products) serves as an authority on the artistic. technical, and human factor elements required for controlled production of spoken word recordings, formulates and maintains quality control objectives for the various contracts with recording studios and multistate centers to insure continuous production of digital recorded books and magazines for the National Library Service. 
    • Opening Date: September 26, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 17, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1910
  • 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 )
    Reference Librarian (Nordic Area Librarian) (Vacancy#: VAR002111) This position is located in the Latin American, Caribbean and European Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Researcher and Collections Services.The divisions in Collection and Services are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Computer/Electronics Engineer (Head, Channel Design and Deployment Section)(Vacancy#:VAR002010) The position is located in the Channel Design and Deployment Section (CDD), Program Delivery Division (PDD), in the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (LOC).The incumbent serves as the Head, CDD, and works under the technical and administrative supervision of the Chief, PDD. The incumbent supervises CDD...
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0854
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (China Section) (Vacancy#: VAR002096) This position is located in the Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services.It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. There may be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 21, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002088) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Contract Specialist to join its Office of Administrative Operations (OPS), the office that manages the business operations of the Service and serves as the primary liaison with other Library of Congress units to support the CRS mission.The selectee will be responsible for performing all aspects of contracting transactions, from developing requirements to recommending awards for supplies...
    • Opening Date: September 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 24, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Support Services Supervisor (Vacancy#: VAR002086) This position is located in the Business Operations Division, National Library Services Blind/Print Disabled, Library Collections and Services Group, Taylor Street.This position serves as the Head, Logistics and Facilities Management Section in the Business Operations Division (Division), National Library Services for the Blind/Print Disabled (NLS) within the Library Collections Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (Library).The incumbent works under the general supervision...
    • Opening Date: September 23, 2022
    • Closing Date: October 24, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0342
  • 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 ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001863) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking three legislative analysts to join its Legislative Analysis and Services Section (LASS). These legislative analysts will contribute to the Office of Legislative Information Services’ mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted...
    • Opening Date: April 6, 2022
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: LCNC0006) 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: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001754) 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 29, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 28, 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
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0007) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.Applications are retrieved and reviewed weekly through the closing date of this announcement or until all positions are filled.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position is located in the Library of Congress Contracts Section, Office of Contracts and Grants Management. The...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 10, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Work Study Student Program 2022/2023 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: August 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 28, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Fire Protection Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001998) The Fire Protection Engineer serves as the technical expert for the Library of Congress on fire protection and life safety related issues in the Safety Services Division, Integrated Support Services in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO). The Incumbent is directly involved in planning, directing, and coordinating the fire protection engineering issues in new construction, building alteration, lease acquisitions and existing facilities.The...
    • Opening Date: August 5, 2022
    • Closing Date: August 4, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0804