Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC)(Vacancy#:VAR001504) 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. The...
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001464) The primary tasks of the Program Specialist are 1.) to plan, promote, and coordinate the Literary Initiative extensive program of onsite and digital literary events at the Library of Congress, and 2.) working with other Literary Initiatives staff members and project managers, to help coordinate the activities and projects of the Literary Initiative partnership networks (primarily the state centers) and the Ambassador Programs, including...
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Project Management Coordinator (Vacancy#:VAR001494) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Administrative Operations, seeks a Project Management Coordinator to coordinate and monitor the development of strategic projects and ongoing programs of critical significance that support the mission of CRS and/or one of its divisions or offices.Who may apply – AGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED...
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Research Assistant ( Temporary Appointment) The Research Assistant position includes two main duties: (1) Conducting quality assurance for the U.S. Copyright modernization initiative, and (2) Assisting senior researchers with various projects in support of federal agencies, such as Department of Defense, Small Business Administration, and Department of Treasury.ResponsibilitiesWork specific to the United States Copyright office will involve a detailed review of record images for quality assurance purposes. The Research...
    • Opening Date: February 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GRADE: GS 05-07 ($39,684 – 63,908) PER YEAR
    • Series: 1412
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Training Specialist (Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) Work Schedule: Full TimeArea of Consideration: Limited to existing GS09 and GS11 level staff Library Wide. GS-09 level staff will receive a temporary promotion. GS-11 level staff will observe a non-grade changing detail.  BackgroundThe Chief Operating Officer Service Unit, Human Capital Directorate, Office of Workforce Performance and Development is offering a reimbursable temporary promotion/detail for a qualified staff member at the GS-09 or GS11...
    • Opening Date: February 11, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0201
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Writer-Editor (Notice of Flexible Detail/ Temporary Promotion) Tour of Duty: Full-time, eligible for Flextime and Compflex.Duties: Plans, researches, writes, edits and proofreads a variety of materials for the Director’s Office. These materials may include: digital communications, creating and disbursing all-staff emails, brochures, a weekly staff newsletter, features and news articles, and other marketing materials. Maintains online content for CRS’s staff intranet.Drafts social media content and coordinates social media calendar, including the...
    • Opening Date: February 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: February 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1082
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Foreign Policy (Vacancy#:GR-FDT21-02) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2021 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Foreign Policy.WHO MAY APPLY:Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship; 2.Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library employees may already possess a graduate...
    • Opening Date: February 1, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09; GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Telecommunications Policy (Vacancy#:VAR001473) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division is seeking an Analyst in Telecommunications Policy. The analyst will cover information and communication technology policy, including policies addressing federal Internet and telecommunications subsidies, regulations, programs and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of policies and positions of major stakeholders and demonstrate the ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: January 27, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Assistant Director and Senior Specialist (Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division)(Vacancy#:VAR001410) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a senior manager to serve as the Assistant Director for its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division.PLEASE NOTE: CRS is also seeking a Deputy Assistant Director for its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (vacancy announcement #VAR001411). Applicants are invited to apply for either or both vacancies. A SEPARATE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED FOR EACH.
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0130
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Deputy Assistant Director and Specialist (Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division)(Vacancy#:VAR001411) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a senior manager to serve as the Deputy Assistant Director for its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division.PLEASE NOTE: CRS is also seeking an Assistant Director to lead its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (vacancy announcement #VAR001410). Applicants are invited to apply for either or both vacancies. A SEPARATE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED FOR EACH.
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0130
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Junior Fellows Program Display Day Coordinator (Temporary Promotion/Detail Opportunity) This position will serve as one of two Display Day Coordinators who will support the Junior Fellows Program and perform related duties as assigned. This position is located in the Internship & Fellowship Programs (IFP) Division, Human Capital Directorate (HCD) at the Library of Congress and reports to the Chief, IFP. Number of Positions: 2 part-time detailsBecause the detail allows the participants to plan...
    • Opening Date: February 18, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0343
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Vacancy#: GR-FDT21-03) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2021 Graduate Recruit Program for a Research Librarian.WHO MAY APPLY:Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship; 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library employees may already possess a graduate degree)....
    • Opening Date: February 1, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 1, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Collection Care Technician)(Vacancy#:VAR001485) This position is located in the General Collections Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate of Library Services.
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001444) This position is located in the Books Support Team Section, U.S. Arts, Science & Humanities Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate of Library Service. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control.
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001359) This position is locate in the Acquisitions Fiscal, Overseas & Support Division, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger.INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF ACQUISITIONS & BIBLIOGRAPHIC DIRECTORATE, DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND...
    • Opening Date: February 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Sr. Collections Management Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001478) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Senior Collections Management Librarian to join its Acquisition and Collections Section. The selectee will develop and manage projects related to digital and print collections; oversee collections maintenance, staffing of the CRS Library and circulation of library materials; and compile reports on collections status and usage. CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO...
    • Opening Date: February 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel)(Vacancy#:VAR001500) The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal advice and counsel on matters related to the administration of title 17, including the registration and recordation of claims to copyright the administration of copyright deposit matters, and also including matters relating to emerging technologies that affect the administration and development of title 17.
    • Opening Date: February 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Asst. Head, Digital Content Management Section)(Vacancy#:VAR001481 The section is responsible for providing digital acquisitions support to Library Services, and for the lifecycle management of digital collections that are not otherwise under the care of a custodial division. The section also is responsible for managing the Library's web archiving program and collections, and provides advice and assistance to the Law Library as needed. Digital Content Management Section staff collaborate with other...
    • Opening Date: February 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Natural Resources Policy (Ocean Resources)(Vacancy#:VAR001479) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Natural Resources Policy. The analyst will address natural resources issues related to nonliving and living ocean resources, including impacts from energy exploration and development, changing climate, and/or activities that affect living resources.
    • Opening Date: February 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General)(Vacancy#:VAR001501) 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 Attorney-Advisor in the Office of General Counsel performs authoritative and accurate legal research, provides legal advice to internal staff on all matters of Copyright law, and advises.Anyone may apply - By law, employment at...
    • Opening Date: February 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Educational Programs Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001465) The purpose of this position is to help create programs and resources for family audiences using the collections of the Library of Congress. The incumbent conducts outreach efforts to engage family audiences, managing programs and special events which may include family days; poet, author, and illustrator visits; and programs that are webcast to reach a broader audience. Often, the programs emphasize civic engagement, aspects...
    • Opening Date: February 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1701
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement/Classification)(Vacancy#:VAR001491) This position is located in Recruitment Services Directorate (RSD), Office of Recruitment and Employee Services (ORES), Human Capital Directorate (HCD), and Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The primary purpose of this position is to support the operation of the Library of Congress Recruitment Services Section (RSS). The incumbent advises and assists management on routine matters in the...
    • Opening Date: February 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001502) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Information Systems Business Office (ISBO) seeks a Program Specialist to manage and provide leadership, oversight and direction for special projects. The Information Systems Business Office is a small unit within the Office of the Director.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...
    • Opening Date: February 22, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 8, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Section Head)(Vacancy#:VAR001461) This position is located in the Northeast Asia Section, Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians, and performing administrative and human resource management functions.
    • Opening Date: February 23, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 9, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Public Finance (Vacancy#:GR-GFD21-04) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is accepting applications under its 2021 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Public Finance. This position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level (see "Duties" below).WHO MAY APPLY:1. U.S. Citizenship; 2.Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library employees may already possess a graduate degree). At...
    • Opening Date: February 10, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 10, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-09; GS-11
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Science and Technology Policy (Science, Technology, and Society)(Vacancy#:VAR001493) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Science and Technology Policy. The analyst will address science and technology issues related to the social and policy implications of emergent technologies and their adoption, such as response to disruptive technologies, the ethics of big data and algorithms, and the impacts of automation and artificial intelligence.
    • Opening Date: February 12, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001392) The incumbent serves as lead Program Specialist and 1.) oversees planning, promotion, and coordination of the Literary Initiative’s extensive program of onsite and digital literary events; 2.) oversees the management of the budgets and finances for literary programs using the Literary Initiatives appropriated, gift and trust funds, and 3.) lead Literary Initiatives staff members to help coordinate activities and projects of partnership networks and...
    • Opening Date: February 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 12, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • 120 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Science & Technology (Vacancy #: GR-RSI21-06) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division is accepting applications under its 2021 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Science & Technology.WHO MAY APPLY:Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship; 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library employees may already possess a...
    • Opening Date: February 1, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 15, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Natural Resources Policy (Resilience and Risk Reduction)(Vacancy#:VAR001492) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Natural Resources Policy. The analyst will address natural resources issues with a focus on risk reduction and resilience policy related to natural hazards, such as drought, wildfire, coastal and inland flooding, extreme weather, and/or earthquakes.
    • Opening Date: February 16, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 16, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR001466) The Federal Library and Information Center (FEDLINK) is an interagency organization of federal agencies established originally as the Federal Library Committee by the Librarian of Congress, at the behest of federal librarians and the Office of Management and Budget (The Bureau of the Budget)
    • Opening Date: February 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 17, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Energy and Climate Policy)(Vacancy#:VAR001514) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will cover energy and climate policy, focusing on the application of multidisciplinary quantitative models. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including fundamental effects and assumptions in these models, the effects of various policy proposals, and technical expertise that bridges the scientific and...
    • Opening Date: February 18, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 18, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy (Climate Science)(Vacancy#:VAR001513) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Environmental Policy. The analyst will possess knowledge of the history, trends, and evolving status of climate change science and related multi-disciplinary aspects of global change, human systems, and technological change. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.Who may apply: United States Citizens.
    • Opening Date: February 25, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 25, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Director, National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (Vacancy#:VAR001460) The Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) administers a national program to provide reading materials and related equipment for eligible blind and print disabled residents of the United States and U.S. citizens living abroad. Operating under Public Law 89-522, the program produces books, magazines, and other materials in Braille and recorded form; appropriate playback equipment and accessories;...
    • Opening Date: February 9, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2021
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Environmental Law)(Vacancy#:VAR001509) 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 environmental 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 26, 2021
    • Closing Date: March 29, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001324) 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 awards and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units. The incumbent serves as a Contracting Officer and Team Leader.This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update...
    • Opening Date: July 29, 2020
    • Closing Date: July 28, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001326) 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.As a Contract Specialist at the Library, you will...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 2, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001347) 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 this...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 3, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001325) This position serves as a Supervisory Contract Specialist within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This position will be utilized throughout the service unit. The incumbent will serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day operations of the award and administration of purchase orders and contracts for the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: August 6, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 5, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Criminal Investigator (Vacancy#: VAR001214) 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: August 27, 2020
    • Closing Date: August 26, 2021
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1811
  • 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