Current Openings

  • detail ( library employees only )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Detail) The Preservation Directorate, Preservation Reformatting Division (PRD) is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-7 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-8 level, OR a qualified individual at the GS-08 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as an Administrative Support Assistant.The incumbent will serve as an Administrative Support Assistant and will provide...
    • Opening Date: March 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07/08
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Trade Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000788) 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 trade 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: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • 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
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Medicaid Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000794) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Medicaid Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on...
    • Opening Date: February 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Communications Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000787) 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 communications 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(Input information for appropriate position).
    • Opening Date: February 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process (Vacancy #: VAR000798) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process to join its Legislative and Budget Process Section. The position will focus on in-depth research and analysis of congressional rules, practices, and precedents, particularly those related to the consideration of legislation on the floor of the House and Senate, as well as organization and procedure of...
    • Opening Date: February 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Visual Information Specialist (Temporary) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a visual information specialist for a 6-month pilot project to develop information and instructional videos, working with a team of visual information specialists, librarians, research analysts and other staff. The successful candidate will possess expertise and proven experience in visual communication, reflecting skills in storyboarding, concept art, photography, motion graphics and video production/editing. Minimum Qualifications:Demonstrated ability to...
    • Opening Date: March 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1084
  • 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 ( u.s. citizens only )
    Data Librarian (Vacancy#VAR000806) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will identify, acquire and curate data sets, manage data collections and facilitate the discovery of data sets used by CRS analysts, attorneys and information professionals. The selectee will also participate in the development of data repositories and work with stakeholders to identify and evaluate systems, tools and...
    • Opening Date: March 5, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Law Librarian (Detail/Temporary Promotion) Duties: 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...
    • Opening Date: March 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • 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 ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Government Organization and Management (Vacancy #: VAR000809) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to join its Executive Branch Operations Section to focus on government oversight and separation of powers. Applicants should have a strong understanding of policy and legal principles related to congressional oversight mechanisms (e.g., investigations, hearings, and access to agency information), executive authority, and presidential emergency powers.
    • Opening Date: February 27, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Director, Library Enterprises (Vacancy #: VAR000839) Who May Apply: AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)The incumbent acts with final authority in specified areas as delegated by the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and works under the general direction...
    • Opening Date: March 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • 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
  • detail ( library employees only )
    LDP Fellow-Leadership Development Program (LDP) Duration: LDP is scheduled to begin in July 2019. Training sessions will be held for one week (five consecutive business days) July 2019 – February 2020. Fellows will begin a supervisory detail on March 2, 2020, not to exceed 120 days.Tour of Duty: Classroom training and presentations will be held 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., five consecutive business days each month for eight months,...
    • Opening Date: March 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11/12/13
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Immigration Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000816) The Domestic Social Policy Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Immigration Policy. The ideal candidate will work on immigration policy issues including eligibility for public benefits, the intersection of crime and immigration, the economic impact of immigration, and demonstrate an ability to develop expertise in new areas of immigration policy. Ideal candidates will have an academic background in public...
    • Opening Date: March 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • 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 ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Information Systems) (Vacancy#VAR000837) The incumbent in this position serves as a Human Resources Specialist in the Human Capital Operations Division in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD), and is recognized as one of the Library’s technical experts on human resources systems and business processes. Provides leadership, planning, and direction for the design and development of highly complex human resources applications and systems. Such duties include analyzing, evaluating and...
    • Opening Date: March 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 9, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Senior Legislative Analyst (Vacancy# VAR000810) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Senior Legislative Analyst to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). The Senior Legislative Analyst contributes to the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing’s mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.
    • Opening Date: March 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 9, 2019
    • Grade Level: 14
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Technical Information Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000786) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Analyst to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). The Legislative Analyst contributes to the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing’s mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • 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
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Reference and Digital Services Librarian (Vacancy #: GR-KSG19-01) Who May Apply: 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) Knowledge Services Group is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program for a...
    • Opening Date: March 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • 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