Current Openings

  • temporary ( open to all )
    Administrative Officer (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) 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) to serve on a full-time NTE 120-day detail as Administrative Officer for the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED), General and International Collection’s...
    • Opening Date: June 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0341
  • nte 4 years ( open to all )
    Program Director, Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (Vacancy#:VAR001490) The Library of Congress is seeking a dynamic leader to guide an exciting new initiative to invite creative uses of the Library’s digital collections to highlight the histories and experiences of Indigenous, Black, Hispanic, Asian American, and other racial and ethnic minority communities across the nation. The Program Director for the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) is responsible for leading and implementing a four-year...
    • Opening Date: May 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 21, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    General Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001518) The Construction Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Facility Services (FACS) Division Chief. Duties are carried out with a high degree of independence, receiving policy guidance and work guidelines in terms of broad general facility objectives, design standards and space standards. The incumbent is responsible for the oversight, coordination, planning, and management of all construction activities and related work requests that are...
    • Opening Date: April 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 24, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0801
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Project Coordinator (Vacancy#:VAR001455) The Digital Project Coordinator liaises with the library profession and information technology industry, Digital Services Directorate (DSD) and various working groups throughout the Library involved in digital technologies and automated systems as they relate to reference and access. In coordination with division experts, plans and manages a wide variety of projects for service and access of the Library's digital media holdings. These collections center...
    • Opening Date: June 11, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)(Vacancy#:VAR001588) The purpose of this position is to support the IT Security program for the Library of Congress. The incumbent of this position provides authoritative guidance for the development and operation of IT systems for the Library of Congress. The IT security program requires the effective development of policies, procedures and strategies to ensure the optimum Integration of operating systems, IT policies and guidelines, systems...
    • Opening Date: June 11, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Recorded Sound Processing Unit Supervisor)(Vacancy#:VAR001578) Supervises a group of employees performing work up to the GS‐13 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Performs the administrative and human resource management functions related to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work...
    • Opening Date: June 11, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deputy Chief Information Officer (Vacancy#:VAR001601) As Deputy CIO, the incumbent shares responsibility and delegated authority for the oversight, administration and operations of the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO). In close collaboration with the CIO, the incumbent is responsible for planning, reviewing, monitoring, and directing overall programmatic and operations consistent with the OCIO mission and goals. The incumbent shares responsibility for the direction and management of large-scale operations to...
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legal Reference Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001567) This position is located in the Public Services Division, Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library. The Legal Reference Librarian works in and through the Law Library Reading Room providing legal and legislative information services to Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, federal agencies, practicing attorneys, legal scholars and academicians, foreign governments, and students; contributes to the development and management of print and electronic collections; and,...
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001585) The position serves as the Chief, Employee Resources Management and Planning. The position is located in the Organization Management Directorate (OMD) in the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the office. Performs administrative and Human Resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Serves as the...
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: June 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Chief, Literary Initiatives (Vacancy#:VAR001583) The Chief, Literary Initiatives (CLI) is responsible for continuing and building upon the design and production of an imaginative, socially relevant, thought-provoking portfolio of accessible literary programs that engage diverse public audiences in active dialogue, builds a literary community, and cultivates connections between literary programs and the Library’s collections, services and experts of the Library of Congress. The CLI serves as the Library’s literary...
    • Opening Date: June 9, 2021
    • Closing Date: July 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Recorded Sound Program Manager (Vacancy#:VAR001568) The Section Head is responsible for the management and direction of the Section. Sets priorities, directs the work activities of Section staff (both government and contract), and manages the technical and financial resources allocated to the Section to achieve its goals. Oversees all acquisition, processing, preservation prioritization, reference, and exhibition activities of the Section and serves as the Library's principal specialist in recorded sound....
    • Opening Date: June 9, 2021
    • Closing Date: July 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001324) 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 awards and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units. The incumbent serves as a Contracting Officer and Team Leader.This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update...
    • Opening Date: July 29, 2020
    • Closing Date: July 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001326) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. 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.As a Contract Specialist at the Library, you will...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001347) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. 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 first cutoff for receipt of applications under this...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001325) This position serves as a Supervisory Contract Specialist within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This position will be utilized throughout the service unit. The incumbent will serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day operations of the award and administration of purchase orders and contracts for the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: August 6, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Criminal Investigator (Vacancy#: VAR001214) 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: August 27, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1811
  • 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