Current Openings

  • 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 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR001628) The Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives Office (PLOI) of the Center for Learning, Literacy & Engagement (CLLE) in the Office of the Librarian is seeking a Program Support Assistant. The Center is responsible for producing dynamic experiences that connect public audiences with the unparalleled collections and expertise of the Library. PLOI’s work informs, inspires, and engages the Library’s nationwide Connectors— educators, librarians, early researchers,...
    • Opening Date: October 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Paralegal Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001660) 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 Paralegal Specialist works for the Copyright Claims Board (CCB) and: plans and administers the CBB docket, schedule and logistics; plans and administers rulemaking proceedings; prepares legal records and status reports; and performs legal research...
    • Opening Date: September 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 0950
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Paralegal Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001739) 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 Paralegal Specialist works in the Office of General Counsel of the Copyright Office, and performs legal research and analysis; collects, analyzes, and prepares documents for disclosure in response to litigation or FOIA requests; drafts...
    • Opening Date: October 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 0950
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Chief Economist (Vacancy#: VAR001540) The incumbent will serve as Chief Economist for the Copyright Office with a focus on economic research and related matters. The incumbent will be responsible for advising the Register of Copyrights the Associate Register for the Office of Policy and International Affairs, and other Copyright Office officials on the economic implications of policies and programs affecting the United States’ intellectual property (IP) system and...
    • Opening Date: September 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-00
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Chief, Financial Management Division (Vacancy#: VAR001730) The Chief of the Financial Management Division (Chief), working under the supervision of the Assistant Register and Director of Operations (ARDO), is a multi-disciplinary supervisory position responsible for supervising activities necessary to administer a complete program of financial management for the USCO, to include budget formulation, justification, presentation, and execution; financial analysis and forecasting, managerial cost accounting, and financial accounting and reporting. Individual assignments...
    • Opening Date: September 29, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0505
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Serials) (Vacancy#:VAR001674) The U.S. Serials Social Sciences Section of the U.S Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Division in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate of Library Services is seeking a Librarian (Serials). The U.S. Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Division catalogs Copyright and CIP materials and manages the selection process for U.S. imprints coming through the workflows.Who may apply: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most...
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001641) This position is locate in the Mexico, Central America & Caribbean Section, African, Latin American & W European Division, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • 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 )
    Program Analyst/Policy Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR001625) The incumbent serves as a Program Analyst under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, providing program policy and documentation support, including policy analysis, development and implementation. The analyst will prepare and update policy as it relates to budgetary and financial activities, functions and systems of the Library, including, budgetary and accounting standards; budget preparation; allotment of funds; control of expenditures; disbursement, collection, and...
    • Opening Date: September 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • 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 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • 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
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Financial Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001650) This position is located in the Financial Services Directorate (FSD), Travel Office. The incumbent is responsible for supporting travel operations, and interpretation of the Federal Travel Regulations as required for domestic and international travel, thereby ensuring better internal controls, and interrelating efforts of management, travel administrative staff and travelers.
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Assistant (Vacancy: VAR001701) This position is located in the Patron and Network Engagement Division, National Library Service Blind/Print Disabled, Library Collections and Services Group.The position serves as a Program Assistant which can be used in any division within the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled Directorate in the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the...
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • 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 ( library employees only )
    Law Librarian (Electronic Services) (Vacancy#: VAR001758) The American Law Division (ALD), one of the Congressional Research Service’s (CRS) five research divisions, is seeking a Law Librarian (Electronic Services) to support the work of the U.S. Congress. Candidates with a degree in library or information science (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) are encouraged to apply.In this capacity, the Law Librarian serves as an expert in legal reference and information research; organizes...
    • Opening Date: October 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • 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 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator (Vacancy#:VAR001679) This position is located in the Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent coordinates and facilitates the integration of digital and traditional library services through implementation of digital preservation and access initiatives. Individually and in collaboration with division, IT, and digital media experts, the incumbent coordinates program components that include project workflows, new digital content policies, metadata and standards for content development, and new...
    • Opening Date: September 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy#: VAR001719) The Writer-Editor researches, writes, and edits as assigned for the Kluge Center in the Library Collections and Services Group of the Library of Congress. The incumbent reports directly to the Director, Kluge Center and develops story ideas and works with experts in the Kluge Center and across the Library to curate content for Library publications, including and especially social media. The incumbent researches and...
    • Opening Date: October 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Criminal Investigator (Vacancy#:VAR001733) This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), an independent office within the Library of Congress (Library) as established under the Library of Congress Inspector General Act of 2005, as amended, 2 USC § 185. The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct investigations involving violations of laws and regulations that affect Library of Congress programs and...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1811
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Materials Handler Supervisor (Vacancy#:VAR001742) The incumbent serves as a supervisor in the Collections Maintenance and Offsite Storage Section.Supervises the daily operations and manages the workload at the Cabin Branch or Ft. Meade Offsite Storage Facilities by assigning work to a group of employees at the WG-06 and WL-06 levels. Operations include the proper storage, retrieval, refile of collections as well as accurate data capture through the use of...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: WG-06
    • Series: 6907
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Statistician (Vacancy#:VAR001735) Serves as an expert in statistical programming and data analysis and contributes to research and analytical products prepared by analysts in response to management requests and in anticipation of management needs for information and analysis. Collaborates on the design of research studies, determining how best to structure data for the research and analysis to be conducted, and preparing and managing large, complex data sets...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1530
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Electronics Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001750) The Chief, Program Delivery Division (PDD) reports to the Deputy Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Program Delivery Division. The incumbent oversees all activities of the Channel Design and Deployment Section, the Equipment and Infrastructure Section, and product acceptance staff assigned to this division. The incumbent is also...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0855
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001652) The incumbent serves under the general supervision of the Chief, Logistics Services for scope of assignment, technical advice and compliance with procedures, policies and regulations and works with a high degree of independence of decisions and actions. Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to: administering the Library’s asset tracking for accountable personal property and related reporting functions, the Library’s excess personal property disposal...
    • Opening Date: September 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 2010
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001737) This position is located in the Physical Collections Services Section of the Serial and Government Publications Division, General and International Collections Directorate. The position reports to the Head, Physical Collections Services Section. The Serial and Government Publications Division is custodian for and provides public access to newspapers, current periodicals, comic books, and various types of government publications in the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading...
    • Opening Date: October 7, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • 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 29, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Special Assistant to the Director of General and International Collections (Vacancy#:VAR001741) The Special Assistant provides technical, operational, administrative and program guidance in support of the Directorate’s responsibilities for fulfilling the mission of the Directorate within LCSG. Additionally, the incumbent assists the other units throughout the Library as required, and with collaborative projects and activities with stakeholders. The incumbent provides technical, operational and administrative guidance in the form of reports; analytical studies, correspondence and memoranda on...
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Budget Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR001710) The position is located in the Financial Services Directorate (FSD), Budget Division. The incumbent functions as a budget analyst on a team of specialized budget analysts led by senior budget analyst/team leaders.
    • Opening Date: October 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09; GS-11
    • Series: 0560
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting)(Vacancy#:VAR001613) This position serves as a Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting), performing professional analyst work relating to the financial activities of the Financial Systems Division within the Financial Services Directorate (FSD). The work requires the design and adaptation of automated financial management systems and/or financial reporting systems, and/or the Library's budget system. Inaddition, the incumbent renders financial advice and assistance to management.
    • Opening Date: October 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel) (Vacancy#:VAR001722) 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 General Counsel position works in the Office of General Counsel of the Copyright Office. The incumbent serves as an expert on all legal and factual matters related to the administration of title 17...
    • Opening Date: October 18, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Geospatial Information Systems Analyst (Vacancy# VAR001725) The Congressional Research Service, Office of Publishing seeks a Geospatial Information Systems Analyst. The ideal candidate will serve as a technical authority on and have experience in evaluating the adequacy of data sources, creation/modification of GIS layers, and preparation of final GIS products for Congress. The candidate will work with the PUB GIS team to analyze GIS data and create visual representations that meet...
    • Opening Date: October 8, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1370
  • summer 10 - week internship ( u.s. citizens only )
    Junior Fellows 2022, 2022 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists, fellows increase access to and engagement with collection materials. United States citizens currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school are invited to apply for consideration as...
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger)(Vacancy#:VAR001729) This position is located in the Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services .The Cataloger position is located in the American Folklife Center, including the Veterans History Project, of Library Services. The purpose of this position is to assist in providing services associated with the Center's archival collections. The cataloger is under the supervision of division leadership, who determines overall...
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Metadata)(Vacancy#:VAR001745) This position is located in the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library.The Library Technician (Metadata) is supervised by the Chief of the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent's duties include creation of descriptive metadata for legal documents, including primary and secondary source materials, based upon an examination of the materials. The incumbent also assigns...
    • Opening Date: October 8, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Fire Protection Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001672) 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....
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0804
  • 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 ( 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
  • 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