Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Public Affairs Specialist (Communications Specialist) (Vacancy# VAR000772) As a Communications Specialist in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Library of Congress, reporting to the OCIO Communications Officer, this position serves as a trusted communications consultant to senior OCIO leadership, OCIO employees, and broader Library of Congress staff as requested; providing substantive advice and counsel on the planning, development, and execution of complex, and/or sensitive communication projects and...
    • Opening Date: June 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Robotics Transfers Operator (Vacancy# VAR000918) The Robotics Transfer Operator reports to the Video Laboratory Supervisor, at the National Audio Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), in Library Services, at the Library of Congress, in Culpeper, VA. The NAVCC oversees one of the largest film, audio and video collections in the world. Collection items are acquired through born digital transmission, copyright deposit, exchange, gift and purchase, and span the entire history of...
    • Opening Date: June 12, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • detail ( open to all )
    SEPD Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) The Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Security & Emergency Preparedness Directorate (SEPD), is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-12 level to serve on a full-time, 120 day temporary promotion to the GS-13 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-13 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120 day reimbursable detail, to manage and perform Contracting Office...
    • Opening Date: June 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 26, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Lead Mail Assistant ( Vacancy#: VAR000793) 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 Receipt Analysis and Control Division (RAC) is responsible for the intake and initial processing of service requests and other requests arriving by mail, processing of fees, and out-processing of completed requests. The position is...
    • Opening Date: June 6, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0305
  • nte- 12 months ( library employees only )
    Legal Assistant The Law Library of Congress seeks a legal assistant with education and experience providing legal and legislative research services to diverse and demanding clients in a law library or similar legal information organization and creating, organizing and managing web content for dynamic websites.Tour of Duty: Full-timeSalary range: $47,016 to $61,122 Duties:Assists with research in responding to legal and legislative reference inquiries from members of...
    • Opening Date: June 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0986
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Attorney (Section Research Manager) ( Vacancy#:VAR000907) The Supervisory Attorney for the American Law Division (ALD) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) leads a section of ALD legislative attorneys who advise Members of Congress, congressional committees, and their staffs on legal questions of national and international significance.
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) (Vacancy# VAR000914) As a senior expert in the field of information technology (IT) security, provides authoritative advice and guidance to the Library's IT security program. Serves as senior expert and consultant to top Library management officials for advice on integrating IT security programs with other programs of equivalent scope and complexity. Advises other IT experts throughout the Library and its components on a variety of situations...
    • Opening Date: June 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 27, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Copyright) (Vacancy# VAR000831) The Receipt Analysis and Control Division is responsible for the intake and initial processing of service requests and other requests arriving by mail, processing of fees, maintenance of deposit accounts, and out-processing of completed requests.
    • Opening Date: June 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Cataloging Policy Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000844) expert level in applying knowledge of the principles and rules for cataloging and for the development of RDA: Resource Description and Access and/or the Library of Congress subject headings and classification systems.
    • Opening Date: June 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Systems Analyst ( Vacancy#:VAR000931) : This position serves as a Financial Systems Analyst performing professional analyst work relating to the financial activities of the Financial Systems Division within the Financial Systems Directorate (FSD). The work requires the analysis, design and adaptation of automated financial management systems and/or financial reporting systems. In addition, the incumbent renders financial advice and assistance to management. The incumbent also serves as an expert...
    • Opening Date: June 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Program Analyst The incumbent serves as an expert Program Analyst in the Office of Strategic Planning and Performance Management (SPPM), Office of the Librarian. The SPPM is responsible for coordination and management of Library-wide strategic planning, annual planning, program performance assessment, and risk management. Library-wide planning. Program performance assessment, and risk management supports senior executive decision making, program development, risk management, budget development, and program evaluation...
    • Opening Date: June 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13 GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Digital Resources Division) (Vacancy# VAR000933) The incumbent serves as the Supervisor for the Digital Resources Division (DRD). The incumbent serves under the administrative supervision of the Director, Global Legal Collection Directorate (GLCD). The incumbent works independently, exercising considerable judgment and carries out duties and responsibilities in accordance with broad overall guidelines and policies. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the development and management of legal and legislative digital resources...
    • Opening Date: June 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 1, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Deputy Director, Office of Policy and International Affairs ( Vacancy#: VAR000910) Advises on the interpretation of copyright law in specific instances and participates in discussion and planning of policies affecting the United States Government's position in international meetings and diplomatic negotiations. Negotiates with representatives of foreign countries, travels in the United States and abroad to represent the Copyright Office or the United States Government. Serves on U.S. delegations to international copyright meetings of experts, working...
    • Opening Date: June 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Project Manager ( Vacancy#: VAR000947) This position is located in the Project Management Division, IT Partner Engagement Directorate, Office of the Chief Information Officer. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an IT Project Manager in the Project Management Office (PMO) within the Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: June 18, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Space Planning Officer ( Vacancy#: VAR000934) Analyzes property and space to provide capital planning of new or remodeled assets to improve the Library of Congress’s (LOC) mission. Devises, develops, and manages the LOC’s space governance system, policies, and procedures. Implements LOC’s space and interior planning and management program through governance, analysis, planning, and coordination of short and long-term space needs. Assesses and acts upon requests for new space allocations and...
    • Opening Date: May 31, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1601
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Librarian (American Law Research)( Vacancy#: VAR000902) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) American Law Division is seeking a Supervisory Librarian to lead and to join its librarian team. The Supervisory Librarian will supervise and lead a diverse group of staff performing legal research and writing work at various levels. The incumbent serves under the administrative supervision of the Assistant Director and works highly independently, exercising considerable judgement and carries out duties...
    • Opening Date: May 31, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director of Communications ( Vacancy#: VAR000929) The Director of Communications has overall responsibility for the Office of Communications. The Director of Communications works directly with the Chief Communications Officer to advise the Librarian of Congress, the Principal Deputy Librarian of Congress, and other top Library officials on all communications-related planning and execution. The Director is the primary spokesperson for the Library of Congress to the national, international and local media.
    • Opening Date: June 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Out-Processing Supervisor) ( Vacancy#: VAR000912) The incumbent provides administrative and technical supervision of the section, provides information, advice and recommendations to management on trends, problems and areas of improvement. The position reports to the Head, Out-Processing Section and is also responsible for ensuring proper handling and security of ail Library and Copyright Office materials.Performs the administrative and management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations...
    • Opening Date: June 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Visual Information Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000781) 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 Visual Information Specialist in the Office of Public Information and Education assists in the preparation of publications for the Copyright Office, as well as producing graphics and visual materials for publications.
    • Opening Date: June 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1084
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000958) Under the supervision of the OCIO Communications Officer, the incumbent works to prepare and edit written materials to support internal and external communication efforts for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Library of Congress. These materials include, but are not limited to, articles, fact sheets, talking points, speeches, blogs, emails, PowerPoint presentations, graphics, brochures, and website copy.
    • Opening Date: June 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Officer (Vacancy# VAR000813) This position is located in the Hispanic & European Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent serves as an Administrative Officer with the responsibility for serving as a staff advisor on administrative, program, and confidential matters, under the purview of the Chief.
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0341
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Human Resources Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000927) This position is located in the Employee Services Section, Human Resources Services Directorate. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist responsible for providing a wide range of technical and advisory services to the assigned Service Unit(s) and managing various programs including but not limited to payroll/personnel, compensation, student loan repayment programs and leave administration.
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Processing Technician) (Vacancy# VAR000920) The Processing Technician position is located in the Processing Units of the Moving Image Section and the Recorded Sound Section, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound (MBRS) Division at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Culpeper, Virginia. Incumbent reports to the Processing Unit Head and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, conservation, and reference servicing of the audio and moving image collections of...
    • Opening Date: June 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Planning Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000948) 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 Management and Planning Officer reports to the Chief of Operations, with overall responsibility for the oversight and administration of strategic and programming planning activities, and projects of critical significance to the mission of the...
    • Opening Date: June 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Office of Public Records and Repositories Deputy Director) ( Vacancy#:VAR000903) The Deputy Director reports to the Director of PRR and holds the primary responsibility for program planning, management, administration and oversight for the Office. Serves as the Director as an advisor and liaison to other offices and organizations, oversees the supervision of the Office employees, both directly and through others, and works on, or leads, special projects and assignments
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Budget Analyst (Vacancy#VAR000908) The incumbent functions as an entry-level budget analyst on a team of specialized budget analysts led by a Senior Budget Analyst (Team Leader). The team is responsible to the Budget Officer for all aspects of the formulation, presentation, and execution of specific elements of the Library's annual budget. The position provides hands-on training for the analyst in planning, organizing and preparation of a comprehensive...
    • Opening Date: June 6, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0560
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000939) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking an Editor to join its Publishing and Editorial Resources Section (PUB). PUB works in consultation with CRS authors to edit and publish CRS products to facilitate and enhance congressional access to timely and authoritative legislative information and CRS public policy expertise.
    • Opening Date: June 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Accountant ( Vacancy#: VAR000949) The position, Accountant, reporting to the Chief of the Licensing Division, is Responsible for continually analyzing the accounting and investment processes of the Division and for recommending improvements that provide for greater accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency in the financial reporting provided for the benefit of the Library of Congress, the Copyright Office, and external stakeholders. The incumbent serves in both a transactional and systems...
    • Opening Date: June 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deck Attendant (Vacancy #: VAR000923) This position is located in the Serial and Government Publications Division, General and International Collections Division, Library Services. The incumbent serves as a deck attendant in the Serial and Government Publications Division in either the Newspaper Section or the Government Publications and Periodicals Section. Incumbent is responsible for the maintenance, services and shelving of collections housed in the Division during hours of public service.
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: July 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 1411
  • 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
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist ( Vacancy# VAR000861) 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: April 20, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000865) 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.This position is located in the Contracts Section, Office...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 12, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR000911) 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...
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 27, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    IT Specialist (SYSANALYSIS) (Vacancy#: VAR000919) Responsible for the daily monitoring, operation, and maintenance for a select group of NLS Information technology systems. Takes proactive steps to ensure the continued reliable and secure operation of these systems. Performs typical administration tasks such as maintenance, Installation, or upgrades. These typically involve determination of installation/upgrade schedule, examination of release notes, configuration, scripting, programming and the physical handling of computer hardware.Anyone may apply...
    • Opening Date: June 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 2210