Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Information) (Vacancy# VAR000406) 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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters;...
    • Opening Date: May 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel) - (Vacancy #: VAR000427) Serves as an expert on all legal and factual matters related to the administration of title 17 of the U.S. Code, including matters related to registration and recordation of claims but also emerging technological issues such as those involved in 17 U.S.C 1201 or new subjects other than compulsory licenses which have been added to title 17. This includes matters where complex and difficult...
    • Opening Date: May 1, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000408) This position is located in the Contracts Section, Office of Contracts and Grants Management, Office of the Librarian. The Office of Contracts and Grants Management applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition and grant support to our clients to enable fulfillment of the Library’s mission. The position description number for this position is 203996.
    • Opening Date: April 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Time and Attendance/Payroll) - (Vacancy#: VAR000435) This position is located in the Human Resources Services, Employee Services Directorate. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist responsible for providing a wide range of technical and advisory services to Library employees, managers and supervisors in HRS programs which include, but may not be limited to Time and Attendance, Pay, and Leave Administration. The incumbent maintains liaison with Library staff and managers...
    • Opening Date: May 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0201
  • detail ( library employees only )
    U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE, OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION (PIE), DETAIL/TEMPORARY PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Program Specialist An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the position of Program Specialist, GS-7 or GS-9 in the Copyright Office, Office of the Public Information and Education (PIE). Depending on the qualifications of the applicant(s), this may either be a short term employment detail with no change in salary or a short term employment promotion. The position...
    • Opening Date: May 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-7 OR GS-9
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy (Vacancy# VAR000444) 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 air and water pollution control and regulatory policy. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of environmental policy and science, and an understanding of the interrelationships with natural...
    • Opening Date: May 1, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (National Security Law) (Vacancy# VAR000413) 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 national security 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. Candidates with research experience in and broad general...
    • Opening Date: April 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000363) This position is located in the Iberia/Rio Office Section of the African, Latin American and Western European Division in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control. The incumbent must be able to read, write, and understand English and Spanish, and may have knowledge of other Romance languages...
    • Opening Date: April 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000421) The Office of Public Information and Education is responsible for providing information to the public and to the copyright community regarding U.S. copyright law and Copyright Office services. This position is Program Specialist and reports to the Deputy Director. The incumbent serves as the primary confidential support person for the Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Public Information & Education and is also...
    • Opening Date: May 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) - (Vacancy #: VAR000417) The Registration Program is responsible for the examination of copyright claims, the creation of public records, and the issuance of certificates of registration. Registration staff examine claims, communicate with applicants to resolve registration issues, create public records, refuse to register for failure to meet legal requirements, select works for the Library of Congress collections, and tag data from paper applications, for copyrighted works (in...
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Education Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000452) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Education Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to education policy. Strong research, writing, and presentation skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team and to be responsive under time pressure are essential for success in this position. The work...
    • Opening Date: May 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Natural Resources Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000443) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Natural Resources Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on federal management of lands and waters. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of natural resources policy and science, and an understanding of the interrelationships of federal...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Information Specialist - (Vacancy #: CIP-GR18-01) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of the Congressional Information and Publishing is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for a Legislative Information Specialist. The position will be filled at the GS-09 level. Working with both legislative information and congressional client information, the selectee will: track measures through the legislative process from introduction, floor proceedings in both chambers, multiple amendment processes, committee...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Officer - (Vacancy #: VAR000299) The Administrative Officer is located in the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK), National Enterprises, National and International Outreach at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the FEDLINK Executive Director and assists the Director in providing a broad range of administrative services in support of the mission of FEDLINK. FEDLINK is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum...
    • Opening Date: May 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0341
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000436) 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 major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. There is a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. For example, staff selecting and...
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000379) This position is located in the Literature Section of the U.S. Programs, Law & Literature Division in the Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate of Library Services within the Library of Congress. The Literature 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 one or more of the following...
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 11, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Health Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000445 ) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks two Analysts in Health Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to health insurance or public health policy and research. Strong research, writing, and presentation skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team and to be responsive under time pressure are essential for...
    • Opening Date: April 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 12, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Education Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000450) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Education Policy to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to education policy. Strong research, writing, and presentation skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team and to be responsive under time pressure are essential for success in this position. The work...
    • Opening Date: May 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Preservation) - (Vacancy #: VAR000385) This position is located in the Paper Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent serves as Section Head and is responsible for work conducted in this section, which includes assessments, surveys, evaluations, treatments, documentation, and housing of paper format collections and paper artifacts; preparation work for exhibitions; research into optimizing paper conservation treatment methods and protocols; participation in the division's intern...
    • Opening Date: May 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Manuscript-Historian) - (Vacancy #: VAR000386) The Librarian (Manuscript Historian - Specialist) position has primary or shared curatorial and acquisition responsibilities for a wide range of collections in the field of American women’s history held by the Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Included are such luminaries as reformers Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Alice Stone Blackwell, Clara Barton, Margaret Sanger, and Mary Church Terrell; First Ladies Dolley...
    • Opening Date: May 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 18, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Law-Legal Research Analyst) - (Vacancy #: VAR000355) The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials including but not limited to laws, treaties, regulations, and court decisions of foreign jurisdictions, and international legal principles; (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...
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000397) All librarians must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education. A. Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree; or B. A total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education,...
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000473) This position is located in the Employee Services Division, Human Resources Services Directorate. The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Specialist responsible for providing a wide range of technical and advisory services to the assigned Service Unit(s) and manage various programs including but not limited to payroll/personnel, compensation, student loan repayment programs and leave administration. The incumbent maintains liaison with Library staff and managers...
    • Opening Date: May 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Procurement Analyst - (Vacancy #: VAR000454) This position is located in the Library of Congress Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM), Office of the Chief Operating Officer at the Library of Congress and reports directly to the Director, Contracts and Grants Management. The incumbent oversees a team that implements, manages, and oversees procurement policies and procedures for the planning, solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, selection, award, and administration of contracts and...
    • Opening Date: May 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: June 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1102
  • 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