Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Deputy Chief of the Interpretive Programs Office (Vacancy #: VAR000239) This position serves as the Deputy Chief of the Interpretive Programs Office (IPO) and is responsible for the management, administration and day to day operations of IPO and the Library of Congress exhibitions program. The Deputy Chief works in close coordination with the Chief, Interpretive Programs Office, who outlines duties in broad, general terms, working to meet the objectives of the Library of Congress...
    • Opening Date: November 27, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 11, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1001
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Lead Quality Assurance Specialist (VACANCY# VAR000270) The Lead Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist is responsible for the testing of Web Sites and Web applications. The Lead QA Specialist will be responsible for designing and managing test programs using automated and manual testing methods, working closely with the Library's development team to support testing during the entire application development life cycle. The QA lead will also work with QA staff to test...
    • Opening Date: November 28, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 12, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1910
  • 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: December 13, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • 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 13, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-14
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician - Vacancy #VAR000211 This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines the major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control. The duties include performing acquisitions searching, placing orders, receiving items, paying invoices, serials check-in, and any other activities needed to support the acquisitions of materials...
    • Opening Date: November 15, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000269) This position serves as a Senior Innovation Specialist in National Digital Initiatives (NDI), in the National Programs Directorate within the National & International Outreach (NIO) Service Unit of the Library of Congress. The positon reports directly to the NDI Chief who provides administrative and policy direction concerning overall project priorities and objectives.
    • Opening Date: November 30, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2017
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • 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
  • 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 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
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