Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Auditor (Vacancy#:VAR001727) The Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Library of Congress is seeking an auditor. The OIG is responsible for conducting and supervising all audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress, for providing guidance, coordination and policy recommendations to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness, and to prevent and detect waste, fraud and abuse in the administration of the programs and operations...
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0511
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Motor Vehicle Operator (Vacancy#:VAR001689) This position is located in the Collections Maintenance and Stacks Management Section, Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services (DPS) at the Cabin Branch location.
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: WG-07
    • Series: 5703
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Project Manager (Vacancy#:VAR001778) The incumbent will establish and provide leadership for a service unit Project Management Program to integrate project management best practices into all aspects of project work in the service unit. The incumbent articulates and communicates to project teams methods and policies to ensure that project leads effectively manage and monitor project scope, schedule, and resource risks.
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • 120 days ( library employees only )
    Visual Communications Specialist (Detail Opportunity) The COO/LE Division is offering an opportunity for qualified individual at the GS-11 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail, to perform various duties as a Visual Information Specialist (GS-1084-11) in support of three divisions:Office of Business Enterprises (BE) serves users through the gift shop, distributes cataloging products and produces reproductions of Library collection materials. Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) serves federal...
    • Opening Date: November 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1084
  • 120 days ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Acting Assistant Section Head (ABA, U.S/Anglo Division, U.S. Monographs Section) 120-Day Detail Opportunity The U.S./Anglo Division (USAN) in ABA is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail (no promotion) to serve as Assistant Section Head for the U.S. Monographs Section (USMON). The incumbent will report directly to the Section Head, U.S. Monographs. The Assistant Section Head will work independently with limited supervision, exercising judgment and discretion,...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • 120 days ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Administrative Officer Detail/Temporary Promotion (Hispanic Reading Room, Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division) 120-Day Temporary Promotion or Detail Opportunity The Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-08 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-09 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-09 level (no promotion) detail as Administrative Officer for the Latin American, Caribbean, and European Division. The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of LAC&E. The...
    • Opening Date: November 23, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0341
  • 120 days ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Librarian (120-Day Detail Opportunity) The Manuscript Division is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail as a senior Reference Librarian in the Manuscript Reading Room. The reference librarian will work under the direct supervision of the Head of the Reference and Reader Services Section in the Manuscript Division.The Reference Librarian in the Manuscript Division serves as an...
    • Opening Date: November 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Automation Operations Coordinator)(Vacancy#:VAR001752) The incumbent serves as an Automation Operations Coordinator and is responsible for technical oversight of divisional automated systems. The incumbent serves as an expert and principal resource for implementation, maintenance, enhancement and coordinationof the division's automated systems. These include the Library's systems, bibliographic utilities vendor-provided software, the Internet and Intranet systems, retrieval systems as well as officeapplications such as spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation...
    • Opening Date: November 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • 180 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Project Manager (Temporary Position) SummaryThe Federal Research Division (FRD) has provided fee-based research and analysis services to U.S. Government agencies and programs since 1948, drawing on the vast resources available through the Library and other sources. FRD has a long-established reputation for utilizing a full range of primary materials, data, scholarly works, and other sources to provide impartial and comprehensive analysis across a broad spectrum of sensitive and...
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of the Office of Public Information and Education (Vacancy#:VAR001736) 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 Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Public Information and Education is a senior leadership position in the U.S. Copyright Office and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Office of Public...
    • Opening Date: November 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: 00
    • Series: 0905
  • nte 4 years ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator (Vacancy#:VAR001696) This position is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Library for a multiyear initiative to connect more deeply with Black, Hispanic, Indigenous and other minority communities by expanding its collections, using technology to enable storytelling, and offering more internship and fellowship opportunities. The initiative, Of the People: Widening the Path, creates new opportunities for more people to engage...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (CIP and Dewey Section)(Vacancy#:VAR001780) This position is located in the CIP and Dewey Section, U.S. Programs, Law and Lit Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate., Discovery and Preservation Services.Catalogs a variety of 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...
    • Opening Date: November 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Liaison Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001738) This is a Liaison Specialist position for the Program Coordination and Communication Section of the Veterans History Project (VHP). The congressionally mandated project collects, preserves, and make accessible first-hand accounts of US veterans who served from World War I through the recent conflicts in Iraq and AfghanistanThe specialist assists the Supervisory Liaison Specialist in publicizing, coordinating, implementing, and assessing the project. The incumbent works...
    • Opening Date: November 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Director, IT Communications and Continuity (Vacancy#VAR001760) This is a supervisory position that serves as the primary communications and continuity management executive for Information Technology (IT) matters within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Service Unit. The incumbent serves as the principal advisor to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Deputy (DCIO) on IT communications and congressional engagement, and provides executive oversight for business continuity and disaster recovery activities....
    • Opening Date: November 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 2210
  • nte 4 years ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001703) This position is located in the Digital Strategy Directorate, Office of The Chief Information Officer. The position serves as a Program Specialist in the Digital Strategy Directorate within the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) service unit of the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the CCDI Program Director who provides administrative and policy direction concerning overall project priorities and objectives. 
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Government and Finance) (Vacancy#: VAR001768) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Government & Finance Division (G&F). This position will provide research and library services to CRS colleagues and congressional clients in areas covered by G&F, such as appropriations, budgeting, Congress, cybersecurity, economic policy, elections, emergency management, executive and judicial branch oversight, financial services, grants, legislative process, and public finance.Clarification from the Agency:U.S. Citizens
    • Opening Date: November 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Accounting Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001375) This position is located in the FEDLINK Fiscal 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: November 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0525
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Acquisition and Vendor Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001718) The position serves as an Acquisitions and Vendor Management Specialist under the Senior Advisor for Planning and Innovation in the Director’s office of the National Library Service for the Blind & Print Disabled Directorate (NLS) in the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the Senior Advisor for Planning and Innovation.The National Library Service for...
    • Opening Date: November 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Lead Workforce Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001775) The lead provides a full range of advisory services to Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) management on matters pertaining to noncompetitive and competitive actions, position management and classification, and the incentive awards program. Assists senior management, directors, managers, and supervisors in LCSG in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the utilization of human resources to maximize achievement of the goals and objectives of LCSG....
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager, Executive Branch Operations (Vacancy#:VAR001749) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Section Research Manager (SRM) for the Executive Branch Operations Section within the Government and Finance Division. The Research Manager leads the Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs, particularly as it relates to federal government management and organizational issues.
    • Opening Date: November 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Digital Conversion Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001788) The incumbent provides analysis, reporting, planning, overall coordination and oversight activities of digitized audio and video content for The HistoryMakers African American video oral history collection. Individually and in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, NAVCC stakeholders, staff from the Library's Office of the Chief Information Officer, and other staff, the incumbent assists with program components that include the design, implementation, and evaluation of the project,...
    • Opening Date: December 1, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1001
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement)(Vacancy#:VAR001761) This position is located in the Staffing Services Section, Talent Planning and Acquisition Division, Human Capital Directorate, Chief Operating Officer.The incumbent serves as the Lead Human Resources Specialist for the Staffing Services Team in the Talent Planning and Acquisition (TPA) Division in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD). The incumbent reports to the Chief, Talent Planning and Acquisition and oversees a team of HR specialists...
    • Opening Date: November 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, Special Collections Directorate (Vacancy#:VAR001747) This position serves as the Director of the Special Collections Directorate. The Special Collections Directorate is responsible for the Library’s extensive collections of unique or rare unpublished and published resources in a variety of physical and digital formats, with significant specializations in areas, such as manuscripts, oral history, and photography; and concerts, geographic information systems and public outreach programs.
    • Opening Date: November 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, American Folklife Center Archives (Vacancy#:VAR001774) The incumbent supports the Library’s mission by planning, developing and managing AFC collections both digital and analog. Leading and managing high-level complex archives preservation program planning with national and international organizations on Folklife projects impacting the scholarly community and the general public. Developing and implementing AFC archives policies, and interacting and maintaining contacts with donors, Executive Directors, Members of Congress and other organizational leaders....
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 23, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Production Controller (Vacancy#:VAR001798) The position serves as a Production Control Specialist and is located in the Audio and Braille Production Section, Collections Division, National Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (LC). The position works under the general supervision of the Head, Audio and Braille Production Section who set the overall objectives and...
    • Opening Date: November 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 24, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11/12
    • Series: 1152
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in U.S. Defense Infrastructure Policy (Vacancy#:VAR001790) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Defense Infrastructure Policy to join the Defense Budget, Manpower, and Management (DB) Section of its Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT). The DB 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...
    • Opening Date: November 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Editor Head, Editorial Section (Vacancy#VAR001748) The Congressional Research Service 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: November 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1082
  • 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: December 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Collections) (Vacancy#:VAR001806) This position is located in the Collections Services Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library.The incumbent retrieves and supplies the legal materials; performs preliminary searching of non-duplicates; conducts all steps necessary to complete baseline inventory of retrospective volumes in the Law Library. This include creating and updating the holding records, with the proper construction of summary holding information for serial materials; sorts, arranges, and...
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • 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
  • 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 )
    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 ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: LCNC0005) 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 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 17, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102