Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Conversion Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001690) Performs arrangement and description work in a major body of records that describe digitized materials. Assesses the correctness of item entries in different fields and makes corrections as needed. Identifies duplicate entries. Copies of records when needed. Creates new records or adds to or edits existing records as appropriate. Consults with senior staff frequently prior to correcting or significantly altering questionable database entries.
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Sr. Systems Administrator)(Vacancy#:VAR001608) As a recognized technical expert, exercises broad latitude in developing policies and guidelines for customer support services. Manages special projects that have a significant impact on the delivery of customer support services, such as infrastructure or work force relocation. Represents the customer support office in planning for the installation and implementation of new systems (e.g., upgrade to a new operating system). Leads efforts to...
    • Opening Date: September 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Network Consultant)(Vacancy#:VAR001717) The position provides expert consultative service concerning all aspects of Braille and Talking Book resources to libraries serving readers who are blind and print-disabled in an assigned portion of the NLS four regional conferences; represents NLS as a Senior Network Consultant in contact with a network of cooperating libraries, administering agencies, consumer groups, as well as general public and library professionals; recommends and identifies...
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Portuguese-Language Reference Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001700) This position is located in the Hispanic Reading Room, Hispanic Section, Latin American, Caribbean and European Division, General and International Collections, Library 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...
    • Opening Date: August 16, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001692) The position is located in the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Library Services, at the Library of Congress located at the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation in Culpeper, VA. The Program Specialist reports to the Administrative Officer who, in concert with the employee, develops project plans which include the projected work to be done, scope of the projects and deadlines. The position serves...
    • Opening Date: August 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Special Assistant (Temporary Appointment/ Detail) The Health Services Division is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS 9 level to serve on a 120-day temporary appointment or Detail. This individual will perform a variety of duties as the Special Assistant. Integrated Support Services (ISS) Health Services Division provides health services support including, special projects related to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Occupational, medical, wellness activities, and health service...
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Vacancy:VAR001671) 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 entitles 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 deposited...
    • Opening Date: August 31, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Project Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001705) This position is located in Reformatting Projects Section, Preservation Services Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.The incumbent serves as a digital data expert and facilitates the integration of digital and traditional library services through implementation of digital conversion activities, including but not limited to establishment of conversion specifications, quality control of acquired and created digital assets, and outreach activities.
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Electronic Deposit Acquisitions) (Vacancy#: VAR001688) 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 incumbent processes compliance enforcement actions taken by the Copyright Acquisitions librarians under section 407 of the Copyright Act of 1976. Such actions result in the acquisition of works in electronic formats for the Library's...
    • Opening Date: September 7, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Attorney-Advisor (Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of the General Counsel supporting the Copyright Claims Board in the position of Attorney-Advisor, GS 13/14. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a temporary promotion or a detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:Provides legal advice and...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • 180 days ( open to all )
    Clerk (Office Automation) (Temporary Position) The Literary Initiatives Office is situated within the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement and was established to provide leadership for Library-wide literary programming to strengthen and diversify the institution’s offerings and create more innovative programs that engage both local and national audiences. Literary Initiatives is an office developed out of the combination of the Library’s Poetry & Literature Center and the Center for...
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Assistant Curator, Photography)(Vacancy#:VAR001704) This position is in the Curatorial Section of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. The Prints and Photographs Division is the guardian of one of the largest pictorial research collections in the world, holding more than 13 million items in a variety of visual formats contained in hundreds of individual collections, and stored in several locations and remote sites. The...
    • Opening Date: September 2, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Public Affairs Specialist ( Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of Public Information and Education supporting the Outreach and Education Section in the position of Public Affairs Specialist, GS 12/13. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a temporary promotion or a detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited to the...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Chief, Platform Services)(Vacancy#:VAR001707) This position is located in the Platform Services Division, IT Design and Development Directorate, Office of the Chief Information Officer.The position description number for this position is 379136.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
    • Opening Date: September 2, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Small Business and Economic Development Policy (Vacancy#:VAR001702) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Small Business and Economic Development Policy to join its Federalism and Emergency Management Section. The analyst will serve the U.S. Congress by providing in-depth research and analysis on policy issues pertinent to small business and economic development, federal contracting preferences, business development, and technical assistance programs, and may support research throughout...
    • Opening Date: August 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Comptroller (Vacancy#: VAR001695) The Comptroller reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is responsible for providing leadership, policy direction, guidance, and review for the accounting operations, financial reports, and disbursing operations within the Financial Services Directorate (FSD). As a principal advisor to the CFO, the Comptroller provides advice and recommendations on a broad range of financial, internal control, and financial systems issues and is responsible for...
    • Opening Date: August 31, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Collection Development) (Vacancy#VAR001443) This position serves as a Data Analyst located in the Collection Development Office and reports to the Collection Development Officer. The Collection Development Office (CDO) supports the Library’s mission by planning, developing, coordinating and executing Librarywide policies and programs designed to build a universal collection of knowledge to meet the current and anticipated needs of Congress, the United States Government as a whole, the...
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Acquisitions) (Vacancy#: VAR001687) 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 incumbent processes compliance enforcement actions taken by the Copyright Acquisitions librarians under section 407 of the Copyright Act of 1976. Such actions result in the acquisition of works in a variety of formats for...
    • Opening Date: September 7, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Detail/ Temporary Promotion Opportunity) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 30 day assignment in the Office of the Librarian supporting the Office of the Librarian & Centers Administration in the position of Supervisory Program Specialist, GS 15. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a temporary promotion or a short term employment detail with compensation at the GS-15 level. Duties include, but...
    • Opening Date: September 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Digital Collection Specialist)(Vacancy#:VAR001653) This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is responsible for acquisitions, management of digital collections, project development, management, consultation, and liaison work.
    • Opening Date: September 2, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001681) This position is located in the German Section, Germanic And Slavic Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library 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. The incumbent may use...
    • Opening Date: September 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR001626) The position serves as a Program Specialist in the Law Library of Congress, Office of External Relations and directly assists in fulfilling the evolving missions of the Law Library of Congress, in promoting its services to the Congress and other constituencies, and to maintain the prestige and stature of the Law Library of Congress as the National Law Library and increasingly as a presence...
    • Opening Date: September 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001673) The incumbent serves as a Team Leader for the Request and User Support Unit of the Collections Retrieval and On-Site Constituent Support Section, Public Service and Collections Access Office located in the Collections Access, Loan and Management Division (CALM). The incumbent. assigned to a specific building and/or tour of duty. is responsible for supervising, scheduling, and directing the workforce comprised of Work Leaders, Reference...
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001675) The incumbent serves as a Team Leader for the Request and User Support Unit of the Collections Retrieval and On-Site Constituent Support Section, Public Service and Collections Access Office located in the Collections Access, Loan and Management Division (CALM). The incumbent. assigned to a specific building and/or tour of duty. is responsible for supervising, scheduling, and directing the workforce comprised of Work Leaders, Reference...
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Director, IT Partner Engagement (Vacancy#: VAR001706) The primary purpose of the position is to define and lead the IT Customer Engagement processes of the Library of Congress. The Director reports to the Library of Congress. The Director reports to the Library’s Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO).Clarification from the Agency: AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Braille Music) (Vacancy#:VAR001662) The Music Section of the Patron & Network Engagement Division in the National Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled Directorate is seeking a Librarian (Braille Music). This position is part of the Library Collections and Services Group at the Taylor Street Annex Building.Who may apply: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress,...
    • Opening Date: August 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy#: VAR001683) This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control.
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Sr. Cloud Architect)(Vacancy#:VAR001670) The incumbent provides expert advice, technical recommendations and technical support of a wide range of matters related to the overall fulfillment of the mission and goals of OCIO and the Library of Congress with respected the integration and deployment of systems, applications and services within a hybrid hosting environment focusing on cloud technologies. The incumbent both independently prepares and provides oversight in the preparation...
    • Opening Date: September 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 6, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Rare Materials Section) (Vacancy#: VAR001698) This position is located in the U.S./Anglo Division under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. 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, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 6, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Research Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR001708) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking a Legislative Research Assistant to join its Legislative Analysis Services Section (LASS). LIS is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.This position serves as a Legislative Research Assistant in the Legislative Analysis Services Section (LASS) within the...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in International Trade and Finance (Vacancy#: VAR001713) 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. This position will be filled as a GS-0101 (Social Science Analyst) or GS-0110 (Economist). Applicants can request to be considered for either or both series (see Vacancy Questionnaire).
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Copyright Claims Board Attorney-Advisor (Vacancy#: VAR001661) 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 (General) provides legal advice and counsel on matters related to the policies and procedures of the Copyright Claims Board.The United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Acquisitions and Outreach Section)(Vacancy#:VAR001620) This position serves as the Head, Acquisitions and Outreach Section, within the Manuscript Division of the Special Collections Directorate. The incumbent reports directly to the Chief and is a key member of the administrative and supervisory staff of the Manuscript Division, which holds arguably the most comprehensive collection of personal papers and organizational records relating to American history and culture ever assembled. The incumbent...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Science and Technology) (Vacancy#:VAR001734) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry.The Research Librarian will provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing primarily on the area...
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Defense Logistics and Resource Management Policy (Vacancy#: VAR001693) The Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Defense Logistics and Resource Management Policy to join the Defense Budget, Manpower, and Management Section of its Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division. This section covers issue areas that include: the annual authorization and appropriation process for defense-related spending; defense personnel matters; defense readiness matters; and the development, acquisition, management and disposal of defense personal and...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001723) This position is located in the Office of the Librarian, Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement (CLLE), Visitor Engagement Office (VEO) and serves as the Deputy Chief, VEO. The Deputy Chief, VEO leads and directs the front-facing customer service experience. The Deputy Chief has a major role as VEO aligns its priorities to the goals of CLLE, working collaboratively with other divisions and audiences....
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy#:VAR001726) The Incumbent works under the general oversight of the Law Librarian, the Assistant Law Librarian for Legal Research, or the Supervisory Writer-Editor. Standing assignments are broad and general, giving the incumbent concomitant responsibility for editing assignments. The incumbent serves with a professional staff of foreign law specialists, legal analysts, legal research analysts, and reference librarians in the Global Legal Research Directorate and with the...
    • Opening Date: September 23, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1082
  • 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
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0002) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.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...
    • Opening Date: August 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0003) 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 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001684) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM) within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent directly reports to the Supervisory Contract Officer and works under the guidance of the Office Automation Assistant in handling a variety of issues, gathering sufficient information from contractors and...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106