Current Openings

  • temporary ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Temporary) There are multiple vacancies that can be filled at any time. The work schedule is full or part time.The Program Specialist’s duties will focus on review and analysis of digitized copyright records from approximately 1870 through 1970. The position will involve detailed review of record metadata as well as full text of digitized records for the U.S. Copyright Office’s catalogue.Reviews and analyzes digitized records...
    • Opening Date: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000802) The incumbent provides full administrative support for the Conservation Division and works under the direction of the chief of the division. Provides the full range of administrative functions and responsibilities needed to maintain a smooth and seamless flow of all administrative and office operations for the division while helping to maintain a secure environment with limited access.
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archives Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000754) This position is located in the Preparation Section of the Manuscript Division of the Collections and Services Directorate of Library Services. As part of one of the largest manuscript repositories in the United States and in the world, the Preparation Section is key to the Manuscript Division's mission of preparing for reader use material that encompasses the breadth and chronology of American history, including...
    • Opening Date: March 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1421
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legislative Attorney (Intellectual Property Law)(Vacancy#VAR000808) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to intellectual property law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context. The Legislative Attorney prepares objective, non-partisan analytical studies...
    • Opening Date: March 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Music Reader Services Librarian) (Vacancy #: VAR000774) This position is in the Music Section of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at Taylor Street. The Music Section is part of the Network Division at NLS, which is part of the Library Collections and Services Group, Office of the Librarian, The Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: March 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Program Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000832) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Business Analysis Team, Library Services, and reports to the Supervisory Management Analyst. The incumbent’s primary duties are to analyze processes and programs, identify areas in which technology can improve processes, and produce automated workflows and other technological solutions based on this analysis. In performing these duties, the incumbent provides program and business...
    • Opening Date: March 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Conversion Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000762) This position is located in the Digital Conversion Team, Digitization Services Section, Digital Collection Management and Services Division in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Team Staff and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and partner collections via the Library's website.PLEASE NOTE: This is one of two concurrent announcements. There is also an announcement...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 4, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Digital Conversion Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000764) This position is located in the Digital Conversion Team, Digitization Services Section, Digital Collection Management and Services Division in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Team Staff and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and partner collections via the Library's website.PLEASE NOTE: This is one of two concurrent announcements. There is also an announcement...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 4, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) (Vacancy#VAR000828) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer within the IT Security Group. The incumbent carries out a wide range of complex assignments to further the goals and objectives of the Library and works under the supervision of the group chief. The incumbent performs Information Systems Security Officer Support, IT Project Planning and Management, and IT research and analysis.
    • Opening Date: March 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Medical Emergency Coordinator (Vacancy #: VAR000804) Working closely with the Chief Medical Officer coordinates and administers the various elements of the Library's medical emergency preparedness as well as clinical services and response as needed. Ensures that the Library's first responders are properly educated, trained, and equipped to save lives and limit casualties in times of emergency. Improves the Library's state of preparedness by assisting with daily clinical services, responding to...
    • Opening Date: February 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deputy Law Librarian for Collections (Vacancy #: VAR000820) The Deputy Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, organization and preservation of the Law Library's collection, ensuring the quality of the collection and rapid and effective access to it. The incumbent oversees the planning, development, management and usability of digital legal and legislative information resources hosted on site from the Law Library's physical materials and from remotely-hosted digital materials collaboratively developed with Law Library...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger) (Vacancy #: VAR000777) WHO MAY APPLY: 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 Cataloger position is located in the American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate,...
    • Opening Date: March 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Librarian (Law) Legal Research Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000769) The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials; (2) responding orally and in writing to inquiries requiring proficient skills in conducting legal and legislative research involving the law of particular jurisdictions and international law; and (3) communicating with Law Library users and staff by assisting in their research work and preparing...
    • Opening Date: March 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Chief, African and Middle Eastern Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000773) The African and Middle East Division Chief is the Library's principal expert/specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions covered by that division. The Chief has full professional responsibility for coordinating activities of the Library related to that geographic area, and for directing the development and maintenance of the Library's collections pertaining to these regions, including the integration of digital technology, and...
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Administrative Law Judge (Copyright Royalty Judge) (Vacancy #: VAR000795) The Copyright Royalty Judge has responsibilities and delegated authority for broad, emerging, and or critical Library of Congress programs or operations presiding (with two other Copyright Royalty Judges) over quasi-judicial administrative proceedings relating to the determination of copyright royalty rates and terms and the distribution of collected royalties. Also, the incumbent has full responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge...
    • Opening Date: March 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: AL-02
    • Series: 0935
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Collections Specialist) (vacancy #: VAR000760) The Collection Development Specialist, working under general administrative direction of the Chief, Law Library Collection Services Division, provides leadership, planning, and direction related to growth and development of the Law Library collections, which encompass holdings in all formats and in all languages. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to analyze collection coverage and needs from a variety of perspectives, taking into consideration the long-term...
    • Opening Date: March 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (Vacancy #: VAR000727) The position is responsible for the overall direction of the Library’s Development Office and serves as the Campaign Director. The Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (DDO/CD) is a key staff member in the Office of the Librarian of Congress with principal responsibility to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the annual and long-range fundraising goals for the Library. As leader of the Library’s development effort...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2019 - Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) - SPP Register 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: December 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411