Current Openings

  • 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
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Attorney-Advisor (Detail/Temporary Promotion) An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of Public Information and Education as an Attorney-Advisor, GS 12, GS 13 or GS 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 guidance...
    • Opening Date: April 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Law Librarian (Detail/Temporary Promotion) Uses broad knowledge of multiple information sources to address legal and legislative research and reference requests. Applies substantial analytic ability to locate information. Analyzes information access and dissemination problems, and develops new approaches and methods to resolve critical or unusual reference problems. The selected candidate will apply information resources knowledge and legal research, librarianship, and information science principles and best practices to answer questions...
    • Opening Date: April 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Special Events Assistant (Temporary) The Special Events Assistant in the Law Library Office of External Relations directly assists the Chief of the Office of External Relations in fulfilling the evolving missions of the Law Library of Congress, in promoting its services to the Congress as the de facto National Law Library and increasingly as a presence in the international library and research communities. The work of the position...
    • Opening Date: April 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy #: VAR000647) WHO MAY APPLY: CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF REGISTRATION POLICY AND PRACTICE, COPYRIGHT OFFICE DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States...
    • Opening Date: April 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Customer Service Representative (Copyright Clerk) (Vacancy #: VAR000834) 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 Office of Public Records and Repositories (PRR) is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. The Copyright Clerk intakes copyright service requests, fulfills service requests, and works...
    • Opening Date: April 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Documents) (Vacancy #: VAR000800) 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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law; advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters.
    • Opening Date: April 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Staff Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000789) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) is seeking a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the division's management team, to support a number of the division's analytical projects and initiatives, and to provide data analysis support for organizational planning efforts and other division-level management initiatives and studies.
    • Opening Date: April 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Vacancy #: RSI-GR19) Clarification from the agency: Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library of Congress employees may already possess a graduate degree).JOB SUMMARY:The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate Recruit...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in International Trade and Finance (Vacancy #: FDT-GR19-01) Clarification from the agency: Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library of Congress employees may already possess a graduate degree).JOB SUMMARY:The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Chief Program Administrator (Vacancy # VAR000833) This position is located in the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement (CLLE). CLLE brings the Library’s collections to life and deepens impact through educational and cultural programming, visitor engagement, and partnerships transforming visitors into regular users of the Library. CLLE is directly responsible for the following offices: The Center for the Book, Learning and Innovation Office, Library Events Office, Signature Programs Office, and...
    • Opening Date: April 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • 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 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Information Specialist (Vacancy #: GR-CIP19-01) Clarification from the agency: Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library of Congress employees may already possess a graduate degree).JOB SUMMARY:The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Congressional Information and Publishing, is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • 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
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Deposit Copies Storage Clerk (Vacancy #: VAR000753) 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. Within the United States Copyright Office, the Office of Public Records and Repositories preserves, maintains, and services copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. The Deposit Copies Storage Clerk Technician receives and stores copyright...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-03 & GS-04
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Preservation Specialist (Audio) (Vacancy# VAR000857) This position is located in the Recording Laboratory, Preservation Services Section, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Packard Campus, Culpeper, VA.
    • Opening Date: April 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1001
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Data Analyst (Temporary) SummaryThe Data Analyst’s duties will focus on (1) improving existing methodologies and developing solutions to process and analyze large datasets, and (2) analyzing the statistical validity and integrity of existing research reports.ResponsibilitiesDesigns and implements solutions for cleansing, combining, analyzing, and displaying large and disparate datasets using the R programming language. Uses advanced data management and analytical skills to create solutions and make recommendations to...
    • Opening Date: April 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11/12
    • Series: 1412
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    GIS Analyst (Temporary) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking to fill a 6-month GIS Analyst position, in the Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The temporary GIS Analyst will work independently and with the CRS GIS team to research and analyze topics of interest to Congress. He/she will possess expertise and have proven experience in evaluating the adequacy of existing data sources, in creating/modifying GIS layers, and in...
    • Opening Date: April 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1370
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Human Capital Directorate: Temporary Employment (Summer) The Chief Operating Officer/Human Capital Directorate (HCD) seeks applicants interested in supporting ongoing projects in HCD. Current opportunities include duties such as receiving, logging, scanning and filing documents; assisting with document tracking; staffing a customer-facing desk; and performing other routine clerical duties.WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Currently enrolled graduate and under graduate studentsQUALIFICATIONS: Experienced using various computer software applications (i.e., data entry, searching, etc.) and office...
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: UP TO GS-05
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Vacancy #VAR000825) The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Policy, Performance, and Organizational Development Division. The incumbent reports to the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD) and provides oversight and supervision of human capital programs and initiatives designed to position the Library’s workforce to meet changing requirements driven by the Library’s mission. Oversees, directs, and manages workforce performance management, development...
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Vacancy # VAR000838) The incumbent in this position serves as the Chief of Recruitment and Employee Practices Division in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD). The incumbent reports to the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD); Operating in a multi-customer focused environment, the incumbent of this position is responsible for developing and administering a range of recruitment and employee services for the Library...
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Nurse Practitioner (Vacancy #: VAR000803) The Senior Nurse Practitioner works under direct supervision of the Chief, Health Services Office (HSO), Integrated Support Services (ISS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer. Incumbent receives broad policy guidance from the Chief, HSO. Incumbent performs a variety of complex duties to review and analyze medical data, performs patient management duties, and plans and/or collaborates on patient care to ensure continuity of patient care...
    • Opening Date: March 29, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0610
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Defense Logistics (Vacancy #: FDT-GR19-03) Clarification from the agency: Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library of Congress employees may already possess a graduate degree).JOB SUMMARY:The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Director, Operations Division (Vacancy#VAR000840) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Integrated Support Services (ISS). The incumbent of this position serves as the Director, Operations Division. The Director, Operations Division is a key member of ISS for overseeing operations including logistics and customer engagement, budgeting, contracting, and information technology. The Director, Operations Division directs the overall planning, formulation and execution of the...
    • Opening Date: April 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Income Security (Vacancy #: DSP-GR19) Clarification from the agency: Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library of Congress employees may already possess a graduate degree).JOB SUMMARY:The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy Division is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Digital Collections Development Coordinator) (Vacancy #: VAR000818) The incumbent of this position serves as the Digital Collections Development Coordinator and assumes both a leadership and liaison role in working with staff from all areas of the Library to build the digital collections, as guided by the Library’s collecting policies, and to enhance access to these materials. Specifically, the Digital Collections Coordinator will lead digital collection development initiatives for the Web Archiving...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Assistant (Domestic Social Policy) (Vacancy #: VAR000827) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division seeks Research Assistants to support research tasks across a broad range of domestic social policy issues or program areas.
    • Opening Date: April 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Vacancy# VAR000875) This position is located in the Moving Image Section within the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS). As part of one of the largest audiovisual repositories in the United States and in the world, the Moving Image Section is key to the MBRS Division’s mission of preserving and preparing for researcher access to material that encompasses the breadth and depth of moving...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Procurement Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000830) 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 Administrative Services Office provides various support services, including human resources, training, facilities management and planning, personnel and facility security, safety services, and procurement services.
    • Opening Date: April 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Research Assistant ( Vacancy # VAR000864) This position is located in the Kluge Center within the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress and reports directly to the Director, Kluge Center. The position serves as a Research Assistant in the Kluge Center and applies knowledge of research, data collection, manipulation and analysis, writing, and quality control to independently perform analytical assignments of moderate difficulty.As directed, the employee...
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Division Chief)(Vacancy #VAR000860) The position works under the general direction of the Director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access (ABA), and is responsible for the administrative management and technical direction of the Division
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Librarian (Research Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000841) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Research & Library Services Section of the Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division. The section broadly supports the work of Congress in issue areas including defense management and budget; defense policy and arms control; foreign policy and global issues; international trade and finance; the Middle East and Africa; and Asia, Europe, and the...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Constitutional Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000847) 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 constitutional 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.
    • Opening Date: April 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Employee Relations) (Vacancy #: VAR000821) The primary purposes of this position are to administer the Library of Congress employee relations program and to provide guidance, advice and training to supervisors and managers of the Library at all levels regarding adverse and disciplinary actions.
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12 & GS-13
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Military and Veterans Law) (Vacancy#VAR000849) 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 military and veterans’ 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.
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000848) This position is located in Human Capital Business and Operations Division. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Operations in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD). The incumbent serves as the Supervisory Human Resources Specialist responsible for providing a wide range of technical, quality control and assurance and advisory services to all offices/service units of the Library; managing pay administration, compensation, personnel and payroll processing,...
    • Opening Date: April 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Visual Information Specialist (Vacancy # VAR000875) This position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library. The incumbent serves as a Visual Information Specialist in the Global Legal Research Directorate of the Law Library of Congress, and develops a variety of data visualization products to accompany foreign, comparative, and international law reports prepared by the Directorate, often requiring originality, creativity, critical thinking, attention to detail, and an awareness...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1084
  • nte 2 years ( library employees only )
    Acquisition Librarian (CRS Career Opportunity Plan) (Vacancy #: VAR000851) WHO MAY APPLY: Competition is limited to non-managerial, non-supervisory CRS employees who: 1) Have one year of full-time employment in the Library or the equivalent in part-time employment; 2) Have permanent, indefinite, or indefinite not-to-exceed (NTE) status, and if indefinite NTE, their appointments must extend at least until the effective date of their placement into the program; and 3) Occupy a position at the...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • 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
  • 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: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000845) 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. This position is located in the Middle East and South Asia Section, Asian and...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist 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. This position is located in the Contracts Division, Contracts and Grants Management, Office of...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • 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