Current Openings

  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist Temporary Promotion / Detail Opportunity National and Internal Outreach (NIO) The NIO/National Enterprises/FEDLINK Division is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level
    • Opening Date: December 4, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 15, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-14
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Chief of National Digital Initiatives Detail Opportunity National and Internal Outreach (NIO)The National and International Outreach (NIO) service unit is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS14 level to serve on a full-time, 120 day temporary promotion to the GS15 level or 120 day GS15 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120 day detail as the Chief of National Digital Initiatives.The Chief of National...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 18, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS15
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Inventory Management Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000090) This position is located in the Inventory Management Section of Network Division, National Library Services for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (NLS), National Programs, National and International Outreach. The incumbent prepares and maintains official records of the Inventory Management Section (IMS) related to shipping, receiving, storage, and inventory control. Processes all documentation related to the general shipping and receiving activities of IMS, maintains the...
    • Opening Date: December 8, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 18, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Hispanic Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000219) This position serves as Chief of the Hispanic Division and is responsible for the study of the history, societies and cultures of the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America, the Caribbean, U.S. Hispanic/Latinos, and other areas where Spanish and Portuguese influence have been significant, Including the Philippines, India, China and Africa. This position also serves as the senior information specialist in one or more of the...
    • Opening Date: November 27, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 18, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (Data Management)- Vacancy#VAR000246 The Senior Database Manager directly reports to the Chief Technology Officer, MBRS Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent develops data management applications and procedures; supports and extends databases to manage the Packard Campus systems; designs and maintains databases and tools utilizing a range of relational databases, post-relational database, and object-relational database management systems. The incumbent also provides data application programming for...
    • Opening Date: November 28, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2017
    • Grade Level: 14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Asia Section (Vacancy #: VAR000262) The Section Research Manager leads the Asia Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues covered by the section include political, security, economic, and social issues in the sub-regions and countries of Asia and the Pacific. Candidates with research and research management experience in issues covered by the Asia Section, and who have strong interpersonal skills and are...
    • Opening Date: November 21, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Agricultural Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000264) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on agricultural policy including U.S. international food assistance efforts and alternative approaches employed by other entities. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the programs, initiatives, and broad objectives of agricultural policy, agricultural markets, and...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 1 year ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Research Assistant (Technical Information Specialist) - (Vacancy #: VAR000278) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Research Assistant to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). CIP is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress. This information is considered to be authoritative for Federal legislation: it is consulted widely...
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Analyst (Vacancy# VAR000254) The position is located in Resource Management Directorate in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The incumbent provides procurement liaison advice and administrative assistance to CIO Managers. The incumbent assists CIO Contracting Officer Representative (CORs) and Technical Point of Contact (TPOCs) in contract administrative functions, such as reviewing procurement actions for accuracy, adequacy, appropriateness, and procedural requirements. Ensures all actions have been...
    • Opening Date: December 6, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000210
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Office Automation) - (Vacancy #: VAR000248) Incumbent provides full administrative support for the Preservation Research and Testing Division and works under the direction of the Chief of the division. She/he provides the full range of administrative functions and responsibilities needed to maintain a smooth and seamless flow of all administrative and office operations for both divisions while helping to maintain a secure environment with limited access. This position is located...
    • Opening Date: December 11, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 22, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Telecommunications Policy - (VACANCY#: VAR000260) The primary purpose of this position is to serve the United States Congress as a public policy analyst by preparing objective, non-partisan analytical, background, and descriptive reports on issues of significant legislative concern; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on public policy issues; and participating in team research projects and seminars.
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 22, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000213) This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control. A foreign language may be required for this position depending on the geographical area for which functions are being performed. For example, staff processing and cataloging materials...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 22, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Income Security (Retirement Policy) - Vacancy #GR001 The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division is accepting applications for an Analyst in Income Security (Retirement Policy) under the 2017 Graduate Recruit Program. The selected candidate will specialize in either: (1) private U. S. retirement policy. Examples include: measurement of retirement income and wealth; economic and health shocks in retirement; the role of defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans in...
    • Opening Date: November 28, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-9/11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000236) The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Legal Information Specialist in the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate of the Law Library of Congress (LAW). The incumbent helps to facilitate online access to legal information law research and collection in support of management needs, including assessments and documentation of relevant resources, both analog and digital. The incumbent assists in...
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Visitor Services Specialist - (Vacancy#: VAR000164) The Visitor Services Specialist provides all levels of services as he/she engages the Library's visitors. He/she programs the visits of official and professional visitors, except those at the highest level (these are the responsibility of the senior Visitor Services Specialist). The Specialist at this level becomes more involved in the specialized programs of the office, such as the volunteer programs and the audiovisual services,...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • temporary ( open to all )
    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: January 12, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 31, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management Analyst - Vacancy #: VAR000252 The incumbent serves as a Management Analyst in the Office of the Assistant Law Librarian for Operations and Planning, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent is responsible for coordination and management of the preparation of the Law Library's strategic plan, service and support unit annual program performance plans, and program performance assessment. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the activities that support strategic and...
    • Opening Date: December 1, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy - Vacancy #: VAR000265 The Environmental Policy Section in the Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Environmental Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on environmental policy and science related to environmental remediation and mine reclamation policy. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of environmental policy with...
    • Opening Date: December 1, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Public Affairs Coordinator - Vacancy #: VAR000268 The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Public Affairs Coordinator to join a team of professionals in the Congressional Programs and Communications Office, of the Office of the Director (DIR). The Public Affairs Coordinator will assist management with logistical and administrative support necessary to deliver programs, seminars, and events for Members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress, and will assist with major...
    • Opening Date: November 30, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Bibliographic Control Section) (Vacancy #:VAR000123) The incumbent of this position serves as the Head of the Bibliographic Control Section, performing the administrative and human resources management functions relative to the staff of librarians and technicians supervised; providing guidance and expertise; and directing and managing work activities to achieve section and division goals. The Bibliographic Control Section under the direction of the incumbent catalogs all materials produced by NLS; material...
    • Opening Date: November 20, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Natural Resources and Earth Sciences) - Vacancy #VAR000251 The Congressional Research Service (CRS), seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry. The Research Librarian will provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing primarily on the...
    • Opening Date: November 15, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Technical Services Technician) Vacancy# VAR000244 The incumbent works alone or with a team to prepare collections for service which includes a wide variety of original and historical visual materials in both physical and digital formats. This processing work involves archival arrangement, bibliographic description, inventory control, and collections management tasks such as recognizing different visual formats, sorting and labeling, foldering and boxing, performing digital reformatting and quality review, and entering...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Chief Learning Officer) - (Vacancy #: VAR000250) The Director of Workforce Performance and Development serves as the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) for the Library of Congress and is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Library’s training, development, performance management and succession management functions.
    • Opening Date: December 11, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 8, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000227) The Supervisory Program Specialist is located in Educational Outreach, Scholarly and Educational Programs within the National and International Outreach (NIO) Service Unit at the Library of Congress. The incumbent reports directly to the Director of Educational Outreach. The Educational Outreach division informs, inspires, and engages learners. Learners include visitors to the Young Readers Center (children, parents, caregivers, educators)—as well as classroom teachers and their...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 12, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Procurement Analyst - (Vacancy# VAR000272) The incumbent serves as the Senior Procurement Analyst in the Administrative Services Office (ASO), Library Services (LS). The incumbent is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of the service unit acquisition plan and scheduling of acquisition planning meetings. The Senior Procurement Analyst is responsible for coordinating the activities that support acquisition planning, procedural review and supporting contract documentation and serves as an expert on...
    • Opening Date: December 14, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Domestic Social Policy) - Vacancy# VAR000284 The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Research & Library Services Section of the Domestic Social Policy Division. The section broadly supports the work of Congress in issue areas including health care, education, labor, immigration, housing, income security, veterans benefits, child welfare and nutrition assistance. This Research Librarian position will provide research and library services to CRS policy analysts and...
    • Opening Date: December 15, 2017
    • Closing Date: January 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
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