Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000565) The position is located in the Stack Management Unit, Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section, of the Collections Management Division (CMD). Incumbent is responsible for a variety of activities in support of stack management and maintenance, including stack space management, problem resolution, quality control and coordination of retrieval activities for special projects. Incumbent must possess an in-depth knowledge of collections and storage areas, thorough...
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000552) The divisions in Collection and Services are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, and social sciences of these countries and regions. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and...
    • Opening Date: August 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    IT Acquisitions and Vendor Management Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000447) The primary purpose of this position is to provide Contracting Officers’ Representative (COR) support in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Library of Congress. With direction, the incumbent manages vendor contracts related to the planning, development, and delivery of Information Technology (IT) goods and services. The incumbent interacts with OCIO management, internal and external stakeholders, business and systems analysts, IT...
    • Opening Date: September 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    IT Acquisitions and Vendor Management Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000448) The primary purpose of this position is to provide Contracting Officers’ Representative (COR) support in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Library of Congress. With direction, the incumbent manages vendor contracts related to the planning, development, and delivery of Information Technology (IT) goods and services. The incumbent interacts with OCIO management, internal and external stakeholders, business and systems analysts, IT...
    • Opening Date: September 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Reference & Research Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000525) This position serves as a Reference and Research Specialist in the Science, Technology and Business Division (ST&B). ST&B provides reference and research service to Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international scholars, research and scientific institutions, professional and business communities, and the general public. The position also has collection development responsibilities and knowledge of trends in his/her field and in reference technologies...
    • Opening Date: September 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000558) The History and Military Science Section at the Library of Congress seeks a cataloger with strong cataloging and classification skills to provide original and copy cataloging, primarily for material in the following subject areas: US history, history of Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, military science, naval or defense issues. The incumbent should also have knowledge of the theoretical aspects of historical study.
    • Opening Date: September 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Executive Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000532) This position is located in Library Services. The Executive Assistant performs administrative management functions and assists directors, managers, and supervisors in Library Services in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the utilization of human resources to maximize achievement of the goals and objectives of Library Services. The incumbent identifies operational needs and difficulties, and provides articulate, workable advice and solution for problems.
    • Opening Date: September 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000487) This position is located in the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and reports to the Director. The incumbent is responsible for designing, developing, and utilizing data collection instruments; gathering data from external sources; integrating and analyzing data; and reporting trends, conclusions, and potential impacts as the data relates to the NLS program.
    • Opening Date: September 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Cooperative Cataloging Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000587) This position is located in the Cooperative Programs Section, Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. Serves as an expert in the development of cataloging Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) policies and standards for establishing authority records. Advises and guides other experienced catalogers and metadata librarians. Resolves most technical cataloging problems and advises catalogers, metadata librarians, and revisers in...
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deputy Law Librarian of Congress (Vacancy #: VAR000566) The Deputy Law Librarian of Congress works under the general direction of the Law Librarian for Congress and is responsible for the effective oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Law Library, with enterprise-wide responsibility. The Deputy Law Librarian coordinates the various activities and initiatives undertaken in the various Directorates and Divisions of the Law Library, and assists the Law Librarian in the daily...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Preservation Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000555) The position of Librarian (Preservation Specialist) is a preservation administration/conservator position in the Conservation Divisions of the Preservation Directorate. The incumbent uses expert knowledge and skills to preserve and conserve the Library's rarest, most valuable, and heavily accessed art, books, manuscripts, photographs, and other special media collections with a great deal of independence in an exemplary manner. The incumbent will maintain high standards of...
    • Opening Date: September 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Management Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000508) INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF (NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH), DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)The incumbent serves as a Management Analyst in Operations within National and International Outreach (NIO). The incumbent is report...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Medical Emergency Coordinator (Vacancy #: VAR000469) This position is located in the Health Services Office, Office of the Director Integrated Support Services, Chief Operating Officer.Working closely with the Chief Medical Officer coordinates and administers the various elements of the Library's medical emergency preparedness as well as clinical services and response as needed. Ensures that the Library's first responders are properly educated, trained, and equipped to save lives and limit casualties...
    • Opening Date: August 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Outreach and Education Manager (Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000569) The position is Outreach and Education Manager and reports to the Associate Register and Director of the Program for Public Information and Education. The Manager oversees and directs the Outreach and Education Section, which has responsibility for the development, implementation, and management of all programs and efforts directed to audiences external to the Copyright Office, including the general public, specialized audiences, students, and political...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Digital Conversion Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000564) This position is located in the Digital Conversion Team, Digitization Services Section, Digital Collection Management and Services Division in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Team Staff and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and partner collections via the Library's website
    • Opening Date: September 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Personnel Security Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000582) This position is located within the Personnel Security Division (PSD) and is an integral part of a small team that provides personnel security services to the agency. The PSD is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating personnel security-related aspects for Library applicants, employee and contractor background investigations and for developing, issuing and implementing Library-wide personnel security and suitability/fitness policies and procedures.
    • Opening Date: September 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0080
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000578) This position is located in the Veteran's History Project, Collections Preservation, Access, and Analysis, American Folklife Center, Library Services. The incumbent works as part of a team that processes original archival materials received (such as oral history interviews, correspondence, memoirs and photographs) and enters pertinent information into a database according to established procedures.
    • Opening Date: September 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000572) The position is located in Library Services Office of the Chief Operating Officer (LS OCOO) and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The incumbent provides administrative coordination and program support to the COO and performs administrative management functions for the managers and staff within LS OCOO. The incumbent works directly with the COO's staff, including the Special Assistant to the COO.
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Detail/Temporary Promotion) Duties: The Supervisory Librarian manages reference services and oversees document delivery services to congressional clients and CRS staff. The responsibilities of the Acting Section Head include supervising staff, managing the reference desk schedule, assigning requests and reviewing responses, and collaborating on projects with other CRS managers as well as Library of Congress personnel. Minimum Knowledge and Abilities Expected: Knowledge of reference and legislative information...
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Director, Special Collections Directorate) (Vacancy #: VAR000519) The position serves as the Director of the Special Collections Directorate. The Special Collections Directorate is responsible for the Library’s extensive collections of unique or rare, unpublished and published, resources in a variety of physical and digital formats, with significant specializations in areas such as manuscripts, oral history, photography and geographic information systems. The Director works under the general direction and supervision of the...
    • Opening Date: September 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000580) This position is located in Network Services, Network Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicap, National Programs, National and International Outreach.Provides a full range of library service to United States citizens living abroad who are eligible for NLS service. Organizes and coordinates assignments that involve complex and novel or obscure problems and/or special requirements. Uses and maintains an automated circulation system...
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Quality Assurance Editor (Temporary) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service unit of the Library of Congress, works exclusively for the United States Congress providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.Responsibilities include:The selectee for this temporary position will review CRS products to ensure they meet approved editorial and publishing standards; correct style and formatting inconsistencies in...
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    User Support Specialist (Temporary) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service unit of the Library of Congress, works exclusively for the United States Congress providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.Responsibilities include:The selectee for this temporary position will provide publishing support on CRS products to ensure they meet approved standards; correct formatting inconsistencies in document source...
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Education Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000583) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Education Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).The ideal candidate will have substantive knowledge of issues related to education policies, and considerable skill in working with large data sets, the use of statistical analysis software, and the development of analytical tools and models. The ability to critically examine the efficacy of public policies...
    • Opening Date: September 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Health Insurance and Financing (Vacancy #: VAR000563) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Health Insurance and Financing to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP).Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to private health insurance (employment-based and direct purchase) and/or public health insurance programs (e.g., Medicaid, Medicare) and related policies. Strong research, writing, and presentation skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative...
    • Opening Date: August 28, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000540) This position is located in Reference and Reader Services Section, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services. The reference assistant is responsible for providing reference and research services, customer service, collection maintenance, and preservation and security of Library collections.
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Analyst (Vacancy #VAR000579) This position is located in the Chief Operating Officer service unit (COO) and reports to the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO). The incumbent is responsible for designing, developing and utilizing data collection instruments; gathering data from external sources; integrating and analyzing data; and reporting trends, conclusions, and potential impacts as the data relates to various programs within the COO.
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy #: VAR000588) Internal Employees – Limited to the permanent and indefinite staff of the Copyright Office due to budgetary constraints. Temporary Not-To-Exceed (NTE) and Indefinite Not-To-Exceed (NTE) status candidates are ineligible. (Employees must maintain eligibility at the time of selection.This position serves as Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) in the Literary Division within the Registration Program. Incumbent supervises a group of employees performing non-supervisory duties at the...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Accountant (Vacancy # VAR000484) The Supervisory Accountant serves under the general direction of the Financial Reports Officer, who reports to the Chief Financial Officer. The incumbent serves as the direct, first-line supervisor for a portion of the staff assigned to the Financial Reports Office. The incumbent assists the Financial Reports Officer in the overall planning, direction and coordination of the activities of the Financial Reports Office.
    • Opening Date: September 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 10, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000571) The Literature Section at the Library of Congress seeks a cataloger with strong cataloging and classification skills primarily for material in one or more of the following subject areas: Literature, Linguistics, Mass Media and related areas (e.g., Journalism, Motion Pictures, Theater) and/or Classics. This position requires the ability to communicate in one or more of the following languages; French, Spanish, Italian or German.
    • Opening Date: September 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 12, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000591) 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 incumbent will serve as a Contracting Officer and be responsible for the solicitation, award and administration of major contracts, and for the work of subordinate Contract Specialists.
    • Opening Date: September 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 12, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000595) 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 of 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...
    • Opening Date: September 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Collections Care Technician) (Vacancy #: VAR000536) This position is located in the Preservation Directorate of Library Services, Collections Stabilization Section of the Conservation Division. The incumbent works under the direction of the Head of the Conservation Division Collection Stabilization Section and performs repairs, and constructs housing and protective enclosures for the Library's collections.
    • Opening Date: September 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000574) This position is located in the Israel and Judaica Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.Catalogs various 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 to catalog entries. Selects and assigns...
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000547) This position is located in the Germanic and Slavic Division that comes under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. There is a Swedish language requirement for this position.
    • Opening Date: September 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Nurse Practitioner (Vacancy #: VAR000468) The Senior Nurse Practitioner works under direct supervision of the Chief, Health Services Office (HSO), Integrated Support Services (ISS), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO). Incumbent receives broad policy guidance from the Chief, HSO. Incumbent performs a variety of complex duties to review and analyze medical data, performs patient management duties, and plans and/or collaborates on patient care to ensure continuity of patient...
    • Opening Date: September 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0610
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Vacancy# VAR000495) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application at any time before the announcement closes. Applicants will be referred to the selecting official after each cutoff date specified in the announcement. This announcement is scheduled to close on the specified date in the announcement; however, the announcement may close earlier than the last specified cutoff date at the...
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • 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 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411