Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in International Trade and Finance (Vacancy#: VAR001713) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in International Trade and Finance to join its International Trade and Finance Section. This position will be filled as a GS-0101 (Social Science Analyst) or GS-0110 (Economist). Applicants can request to be considered for either or both series (see Vacancy Questionnaire).
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator (Vacancy#:VAR001679) This position is located in the Special Collections Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent coordinates and facilitates the integration of digital and traditional library services through implementation of digital preservation and access initiatives. Individually and in collaboration with division, IT, and digital media experts, the incumbent coordinates program components that include project workflows, new digital content policies, metadata and standards for content development, and new...
    • Opening Date: September 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001641) This position is locate in the Mexico, Central America & Caribbean Section, African, Latin American & W European Division, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • 120 days ( library employees only )
    Workforce Management Specialist (Detail or Temporary Promotion Opportunity) ) The Employee Resources Management and Planning (ERMP) Division, is offering an opportunity for one qualified individual at the GS-9 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-11 level or an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-11 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail (no temporary promotion). Applicants must have one year time-in-grade at the GS-9 to be...
    • Opening Date: October 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy#: VAR001719) The Writer-Editor researches, writes, and edits as assigned for the Kluge Center in the Library Collections and Services Group of the Library of Congress. The incumbent reports directly to the Director, Kluge Center and develops story ideas and works with experts in the Kluge Center and across the Library to curate content for Library publications, including and especially social media. The incumbent researches and...
    • Opening Date: October 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 27, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Criminal Investigator (Vacancy#:VAR001733) 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: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1811
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Materials Handler Supervisor (Vacancy#:VAR001742) The incumbent serves as a supervisor in the Collections Maintenance and Offsite Storage Section.Supervises the daily operations and manages the workload at the Cabin Branch or Ft. Meade Offsite Storage Facilities by assigning work to a group of employees at the WG-06 and WL-06 levels. Operations include the proper storage, retrieval, refile of collections as well as accurate data capture through the use of...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: WS-06
    • Series: 6907
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Analyst/Policy Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR001625) The incumbent serves as a Program Analyst under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer, providing program policy and documentation support, including policy analysis, development and implementation. The analyst will prepare and update policy as it relates to budgetary and financial activities, functions and systems of the Library, including, budgetary and accounting standards; budget preparation; allotment of funds; control of expenditures; disbursement, collection, and...
    • Opening Date: September 30, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Statistician (Vacancy#:VAR001735) Serves as an expert in statistical programming and data analysis and contributes to research and analytical products prepared by analysts in response to management requests and in anticipation of management needs for information and analysis. Collaborates on the design of research studies, determining how best to structure data for the research and analysis to be conducted, and preparing and managing large, complex data sets...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1530
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Electronics Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001750) The Chief, Program Delivery Division (PDD) reports to the Deputy Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Program Delivery Division. The incumbent oversees all activities of the Channel Design and Deployment Section, the Equipment and Infrastructure Section, and product acceptance staff assigned to this division. The incumbent is also...
    • Opening Date: October 14, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0855
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Inventory Management Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001652) The incumbent serves under the general supervision of the Chief, Logistics Services for scope of assignment, technical advice and compliance with procedures, policies and regulations and works with a high degree of independence of decisions and actions. Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to: administering the Library’s asset tracking for accountable personal property and related reporting functions, the Library’s excess personal property disposal...
    • Opening Date: September 28, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 2010
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001737) This position is located in the Physical Collections Services Section of the Serial and Government Publications Division, General and International Collections Directorate. The position reports to the Head, Physical Collections Services Section. The Serial and Government Publications Division is custodian for and provides public access to newspapers, current periodicals, comic books, and various types of government publications in the Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading...
    • Opening Date: October 7, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Acquisitions and Outreach Section)(Vacancy#:VAR001620) This position serves as the Head, Acquisitions and Outreach Section, within the Manuscript Division of the Special Collections Directorate. The incumbent reports directly to the Chief and is a key member of the administrative and supervisory staff of the Manuscript Division, which holds arguably the most comprehensive collection of personal papers and organizational records relating to American history and culture ever assembled. The incumbent...
    • Opening Date: September 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 29, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Special Assistant to the Director of General and International Collections (Vacancy#:VAR001741) The Special Assistant provides technical, operational, administrative and program guidance in support of the Directorate’s responsibilities for fulfilling the mission of the Directorate within LCSG. Additionally, the incumbent assists the other units throughout the Library as required, and with collaborative projects and activities with stakeholders. The incumbent provides technical, operational and administrative guidance in the form of reports; analytical studies, correspondence and memoranda on...
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Staff Assistant (Flexible Detail/Temporary Promotion) Applicants must be a current Library of Congress employee serving in a permanent or indefinite position at the GS-07, GS-08 or GS-09 level.Full-time, eligible for a flexible work schedule and telework.The staff assistant performs a wide range of administrative support to the division, including monitoring and recording time and attendance, monitoring CRS’s client relationship management system, tracking research projects, and scheduling meetings and webinars....
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Budget Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR001710) The position is located in the Financial Services Directorate (FSD), Budget Division. The incumbent functions as a budget analyst on a team of specialized budget analysts led by senior budget analyst/team leaders.
    • Opening Date: October 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09; GS-11
    • Series: 0560
  • 120 days ( library employees only )
    Sales Counter Attendant (Detail) This position is located in the Retail Shop Unit of the Consumer Products & Services Section, Office of Business Enterprises. The incumbent greets and offers assistance to customers, and provides knowledgeable information to customers selecting merchandise. Assists in all areas of Retail Shop, operates Point of Sale System, demonstrates accurate cash handling and solicits donations for the Library’s free programs. Maintains and inventories stock....
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy#:VAR001709) The Writer-Editor researches, writes and edits as assigned for the Library of Congress blog, the staff Gazette and the Library of Congress Magazine. The incumbent develops story ideas and works with experts across the Library to curate content for Library publications. The incumbent researches and verifies facts and information to promote the Library’s programs, collections and services. The incumbent researches, recommends and provides background...
    • Opening Date: October 20, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Defense Logistics and Resource Management Policy (Vacancy#: VAR001693) The Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Defense Logistics and Resource Management Policy to join the Defense Budget, Manpower, and Management Section of its Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division. This section covers issue areas that include: the annual authorization and appropriation process for defense-related spending; defense personnel matters; defense readiness matters; and the development, acquisition, management and disposal of defense personal and...
    • Opening Date: September 21, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting)(Vacancy#:VAR001613) This position serves as a Financial Systems Analyst (Reporting), performing professional analyst work relating to the financial activities of the Financial Systems Division within the Financial Services Directorate (FSD). The work requires the design and adaptation of automated financial management systems and/or financial reporting systems, and/or the Library's budget system. Inaddition, the incumbent renders financial advice and assistance to management.
    • Opening Date: October 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 4, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel) (Vacancy#:VAR001722) 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 Assistant General Counsel position works in the Office of General Counsel of the Copyright Office. The incumbent serves as an expert on all legal and factual matters related to the administration of title 17...
    • Opening Date: October 18, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Geospatial Information Systems Analyst (Vacancy# VAR001725) The Congressional Research Service, Office of Publishing seeks a Geospatial Information Systems Analyst. The ideal candidate will serve as a technical authority on and have experience in evaluating the adequacy of data sources, creation/modification of GIS layers, and preparation of final GIS products for Congress. The candidate will work with the PUB GIS team to analyze GIS data and create visual representations that meet...
    • Opening Date: October 8, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1370
  • summer 10 - week internship ( u.s. citizens only )
    Junior Fellows 2022, 2022 Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world's largest library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists, fellows increase access to and engagement with collection materials. United States citizens currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school are invited to apply for consideration as...
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Cataloger)(Vacancy#:VAR001729) This position is located in the Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services .The Cataloger position is located in the American Folklife Center, including the Veterans History Project, of Library Services. The purpose of this position is to assist in providing services associated with the Center's archival collections. The cataloger is under the supervision of division leadership, who determines overall...
    • Opening Date: October 6, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Metadata)(Vacancy#:VAR001745) This position is located in the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library.The Library Technician (Metadata) is supervised by the Chief of the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent's duties include creation of descriptive metadata for legal documents, including primary and secondary source materials, based upon an examination of the materials. The incumbent also assigns...
    • Opening Date: October 8, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Assistant (Vacancy: VAR001701) This position is located in the Patron and Network Engagement Division, National Library Service Blind/Print Disabled, Library Collections and Services Group.The position serves as a Program Assistant which can be used in any division within the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled Directorate in the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the...
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • Job Posting ( current and former federal employees only )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001743) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Contract Specialist to join its Office of Administrative Operations (OPS), the office that manages the business operations of the Service and serves as the primary liaison with other Library of Congress units to support the CRS mission.CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for CRS positions.
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Law Section, Slavic languages) (Vacancy#: VAR001644) This position is located in the Law Section (LS), U.S. Programs, Law & Lit Division (LS), Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Dir (LS), Library Services . Catalogs a variety of materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • nte - 13 months ( library employees only )
    Senior Advisor to the Director (Project Management)(Vacancy#:VAR001763) This position serves as the Senior Advisor to the Director for Project Management in the Office of the Director (DIR) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) within the Library of Congress (LC). The incumbent serves under the administrative direction of the CRS Director and develops, leads, manages, and implements a wide array of activities, projects and programs related to the Service’s strategic planning efforts...
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Collections Specialist) (Vacancy#:VAR001712) This position is located in the History and Genealogy Section (HG), Researcher & Reference Services Division (RRS), General and International Collections Directorate (GICD), Researcher and Collections Services (RCS).Clarification from the Agency: 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...
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Fire Protection Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001672) The Fire Protection Engineer serves as the technical expert for the Library of Congress on fire protection and life safety related issues in the Safety Services Division, Integrated Support Services in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO). The Incumbent is directly involved in planning, directing, and coordinating the fire protection engineering issues in new construction, building alteration, lease acquisitions and existing facilities....
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0804
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Facility Operations Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001647) This position is located in the Facility Operations Section, Facility Services Division, Integrated Support Services Directorate, Chief Operating Officer. Works collaboratively with Health Services and Safety Services, as required, to determine solutions to safety and health issues and problems that are a result of rapidly changing environmental conditions. Works collaboratively with the managers Space Utilization, Planning & Design (SUPD) and Public Program Services, and...
    • Opening Date: October 25, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 24, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1640
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, Veterans History Project (Vacancy#:VAR001732) This position is located in the Veterans History Project (VHP) of the American Folklife Center AFC. The incumbent reports directly to the AFC Director. The congressionally mandated VHP project collects, preserves and makes available the firsthand accounts of US military veterans who served from during WWI through the recent conflicts. Also under the Gold Star Families Voices Act (Public Law 114-246), VHP accepts oral...
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 29, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • nte 4 years ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001703) This position is located in the Digital Strategy Directorate, Office of The Chief Information Officer. The position serves as a Program Specialist in the Digital Strategy Directorate within the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) service unit of the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the CCDI Program Director who provides administrative and policy direction concerning overall project priorities and objectives. 
    • Opening Date: October 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: December 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • 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
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0002) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.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...
    • Opening Date: August 13, 2021
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001684) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM) within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent directly reports to the Supervisory Contract Officer and works under the guidance of the Office Automation Assistant in handling a variety of issues, gathering sufficient information from contractors and...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001685) As a Contract Specialist at the Library, you will have the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields to understand and help them fulfill their needs through contractual relationships. You will research and provide guidance on complex issues such as contract structure, negotiation strategies, and performance management in support of your clients’ missions. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge you...
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-7/9/11
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001686) 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 prepares contracts and agreements for award and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units.The Library applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Const. Law, Admin. Law, or Courts and Civil Procedure) (Vacancy#:VAR001724) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is currently seeking several Legislative Attorneys for its American Law Division (ALD). The Legislative Attorneys will analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to constitutional law, administrative law, or courts and civil procedure in particular and American public law in general. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing legal research, analysis, and writing in a public...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905