Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Collections Management Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000925) These positions are located in the Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section, Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services. The position description number for this position is 341909.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbents of this position will work a fixed work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: June 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator ( Vacancy#:VAR000853) This position is located in the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS/BPH), Library Collections and Services Group, Office of the Librarian. The incumbent coordinates and facilitates projects for digital conversion, production, and distribution of library materials to a constituency having specialized requirements.
    • Opening Date: May 28, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Materials Handler Leader ( Vacancy#: VAR000703) This position is located in the Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section, Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 176428.Clarification from the agencyAGENCY 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...
    • Opening Date: June 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: WL-06
    • Series: 6907
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Human Capital Program Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR000904) The Office of Administrative Operations (OPS) of the Congressional Research Service is seeking a Supervisory Human Capital Program Specialist. The specialist will be responsible for assisting the Associate Director in leading human resources functions within CRS to effectively recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce of the highest quality to support the research and analytical needs of the United States Congress.Clarification from the agency:Current...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 19, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • 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 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0305
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Senior Cataloging Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000936) Catalogs the most difficult materials and solves highly complex problems or problems that involve relationships among the different cataloging functions. Serves as a cataloging expert in a subject area or format in the Division's area of specialization. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers or shelving schedules. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform...
    • Opening Date: June 6, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Head, Acquisitions and Processing Section)(VAR000835) Serves as the Head of Acquisitions and Processing Section of the Music Division; works under the general direction of the Chief and Assistant Chief, who review and approve technical procedures, personnel recommendations and work programs proposed. The incumbent demonstrates a high degree of independence in the direction of performing arts acquisitions and processing services in the Division.
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Financial Economics (Vacancy #: VAR000826) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Financial Economics to join its Banking, Insurance, Securities, and Macroeconomic Policy Section. The analyst will serve the United States Congress by providing in-depth research and analysis on policy issues pertinent to U.S. financial markets, financial regulation, and the U.S. economy, and may support research analyses undertaken throughout CRS.
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0110
  • 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 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000899) These positions are located in the Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section, Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 341909.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbents of this position will work a flextime work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: June 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • detail ( open to all )
    Educational Outreach Specialist The Kluge Center within the Office of the Librarian, Library Collections and Services Group is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 180-day (6 month) to lead the Kluge Center’s educational outreach initiatives. The incumbent will conduct outreach for the Kluge Center at academic conferences, colleges and universities, with members of Congress, Embassies, cultural institutions,...
    • Opening Date: June 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1701
  • detail ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contracting Officer ( Detail) Detail OpportunityOffice of the Chief Operating Officer,Contracts and Grants Directorate The Contracts and Grants Directorate within the office of the Chief Operating Officer is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-14 level to serve on a full-time, 180-day detail to work with clients across the Library to serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day...
    • Opening Date: June 6, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Assistant ( Vacancy#:VAR000913) 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 Copyright Registration Program is responsible for the examination of copyright claims, the creation of public records, and the issuance of certificates of registration. This position serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Chief of...
    • Opening Date: June 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0318
  • 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
  • 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 ( 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
  • 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 ( 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 )
    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
  • 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