Current Openings

  • nte 2 years ( library employees only )
    Acquisition Librarian (CRS Career Opportunity Plan) (Vacancy #: VAR000851) WHO MAY APPLY: Competition is limited to non-managerial, non-supervisory CRS employees who: 1) Have one year of full-time employment in the Library or the equivalent in part-time employment; 2) Have permanent, indefinite, or indefinite not-to-exceed (NTE) status, and if indefinite NTE, their appointments must extend at least until the effective date of their placement into the program; and 3) Occupy a position at the...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (Vacancy #: VAR000727) The position is responsible for the overall direction of the Library’s Development Office and serves as the Campaign Director. The Director, Development Office (Campaign Director) (DDO/CD) is a key staff member in the Office of the Librarian of Congress with principal responsibility to plan, direct, implement and evaluate the annual and long-range fundraising goals for the Library. As leader of the Library’s development effort...
    • Opening Date: February 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Human Resources Specialist (Benefits) ( Vacancy # VAR000822) Provides orientation on the federal benefits and retirement programs. Information includes Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS), FERS-Revised Annuity Employees (FERSRAE), FERS-Further Revised Annuity Employee (FERS-FRAE), Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), Civil Service Retirement System-Offset (CS-Offset), the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI), Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program (FEHB), Federal Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP), Federal Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAFEDS), Federal Long Term...
    • Opening Date: April 29, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Acquisitions Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000625) CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE COPYRIGHT ACQUISITIONS DIVISION, COPYRIGHT OFFICE DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION). JOB SUMMARY:  Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17,...
    • Opening Date: April 29, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Librarian (Law) Legal Research Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000769) The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials; (2) responding orally and in writing to inquiries requiring proficient skills in conducting legal and legislative research involving the law of particular jurisdictions and international law; and (3) communicating with Law Library users and staff by assisting in their research work and preparing...
    • Opening Date: March 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000845) This position is located in the Middle East and South Asia Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. 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.
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • detail ( u.s. citizens only )
    Public Affairs Coordinator Anticipated Start Date: May, 2019This position will be filled through the Congressional Research Service Flexible Detail Program. Candidates must be a current Library of Congress employee currently serving in a permanent or indefinite position at the GS-09 or GS-11 level. The individual selected will remain at his/her current grade during the detail. Duties: The selectee for this temporary position will assist division management with logistical and...
    • Opening Date: May 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 20, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000866) Clarification from the agency:CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.) JOB SUMMARY:  Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) to authors of...
    • Opening Date: April 30, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Management Analyst (Process Workflow Manager) (Vacancy #: VAR000874) 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. This position, Management Analyst (Process Workflow Manager), is located in the Copyright Modernization Office, U.S. Copyright Office, and assists with strategic planning, policy and program methodologies analysis, develops mission and vision statements.
    • Opening Date: May 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 21, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Natural Resources) (Vacancy#VAR000863) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science, and Industry Division seeks a Research Librarian 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.
    • Opening Date: April 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Senior Operating Accountant ( Vacancy # VAR000761) The Senior Accountant has responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the Library of Congress and its cross-service agencies general ledger, subsidiary and central accounting functions which includes accounting and control of appropriated funds, reimbursable activities, revolving funds, and gift and trust funds. The incumbent will prepare financial statements and notes; analyze, interpret and reconcile financial and accounting data; prepare Federal financial reports; manage...
    • Opening Date: May 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance ( Vacancy # VAR000876) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance to join its International Trade and Finance Section. U.S.-China trade and economic relations and China’s economy are primary areas of focus. Depending upon demonstration of the minimum qualification requirements, this position may be filled in the Social Science Analyst (GS-0101) occupational series or in...
    • Opening Date: April 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14/15
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Military and Veterans Law) (Vacancy#VAR000849) 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 military and veterans’ 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: April 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Digital Collections Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000886) This position is located in the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library Services. This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is located within the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library Services within the Library Collection and Services Group at the...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Special Assistant ( Vacancy # VAR000898) WHO MAY APPLY: INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF LIBRARY SERVICES 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.)  This position is located in the Special Collections Directorate of Library Services. The Special Assistant to the Director...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000780) 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 Office of Public Information and Education provides information to the public and to the copyright community regarding U.S. copyright law and Copyright Office services. The Writer-Editor writes and edits Copyright Office publications, reviews written...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor ( Vacancy#: VAR000782) 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 Public Information and Education performs authoritative and accurate legal research, provides legal advice to internal staff on all matters of Copyright law, advises on legal matters, and participates in...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0905
  • nte 2 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Research Assistant ( Vacancy # VAR000880) 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
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Collection Development) ( Vacancy # VAR000854) This position is located in Collection Development Section, Materials Development Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS/BPH), Office of The Librarian.
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000889) 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 THE TIME OF SELECTION.) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), seeks a Supervisory Program Specialist. The incumbent performs a wide variety...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) ( Vacancy # VAR000871) 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 on legal matters.
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) (Vacancy# VAR000872) 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 Assistant General Counsel position works in the Office of General Counsel of the Copyright Office. The incumbent serves as an expert on all legal and factual matters related to the administration of title 17...
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Analyst (Data Manager) ( Vacancy#: VAR000882) 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. Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United...
    • Opening Date: May 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy#: VAR000915) The Registration Program is responsible for the examination of copyright claims, the creation of public records, and the issuance of certificates of registration. Registration Program staff examine claims, communicate with applicants to resolve registration issues, create public records, refuse to register claims failing to meet the legal and formal requirements, route deposits to the appropriate location, including for the Library of Congress’ collections, connect...
    • Opening Date: May 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000819) Under the supervision of the OCIO Communications Officer, the incumbent works to prepare and edit written materials to support internal and external communication efforts for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Library of Congress. These materials include, but are not limited to, articles, fact sheets, talking points, speeches, blogs, emails, PowerPoint presentations, graphics, brochures, and website copy
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business ( Vacancy # VAR000890) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business. The analyst will cover industrial organization focusing on competition policy including consolidation and vertical integration. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including interrelationships of technology and market power under domestic policies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in...
    • Opening Date: May 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Security Cooperation and Assistance and the Global Arms Trade (Vacancy #: VAR000855) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in National Security, focusing on Security Cooperation and Assistance and the Global Arms Trade to join its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT).
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Tax Law)(Vacancy # VAR000891) 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 tax 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: May 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000884) JOB SUMMARY:  The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will cover energy and minerals policy, focusing on energy and resource economics. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including policy and economic issues regarding oil refining and markets, mineral extraction, or federal leasing. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability...
    • Opening Date: May 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • 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 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Specialist in Natural Resources (Vacancy # VAR000883) The primary purpose of this position is to serve the United States Congress by providing objective, expert public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff; including preparing objective, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on public policy issues of national or international significance; providing personal assistance as a national expert on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing, appraising, and...
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Foreign Policy (Demography)(Vacancy #: VAR000892) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division seeks an Analyst in Foreign Policy to work on a broad range of issues related to the impact of demographic factors on global foreign affairs and international security and is expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0130
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Data Analyst ( Vacancy # VAR000879) This position serves as a legislative data analyst in the Legislative Information Management Section of the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS). As a legislative data analyst, the incumbent collaborates with congressional clients, legislative data partners [e.g., Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, Secretary of the U.S. Senate, Government Publishing Office (GPO)], CRS staff (e.g., legislative...
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager (Science and Technology Policy)( Vacancy # VAR000881) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), seeks a Research Manager to lead the Science and Technology Policy Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs.
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • 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 12, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Transportation Policy (Social Science Analyst)(Vacancy VAR000885) of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Transportation Policy. The analyst will cover transportation policy focusing on aviation safety and/or development of commercial space transportation. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including interrelationships of technology development with regulatory, budgetary, and aviation issues. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Coordinator of Research Planning (Vacancy#:VAR000905) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division seeks a Coordinator of Research Planning to support the development and implementation of the division’s research agenda. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Coordinator of Research Planning to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). As a member of the division’s management team, the Coordinator will serve as a principal CRS representative to...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Senior Interior Designer (Vacancy#: VAR000852) 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 serves as the Senior Project Coordinator for Space Utilization Planning & Design...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1008
  • 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