Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Chemist (Preservation Scientist)(Vacancy#:VAR002138) Incumbent works only under the most general supervision of the Chief of the Preservation Research and Testing Division, who may outline in general terms the scientific and technical problems to be studied and the chemical areas of opportunity which will contribute to the Library's preservation research program. Work is carried on with a high degree of independence and originality with little if any technical...
    • Opening Date: November 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1320
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Development Associate (Vacancy#:VAR002203) This position is located in the Development Office, Office of the Librarian. Under the general Supervision of the Director and working with other senior staff, the incumbent supports the office’s fundraising activities, drawing upon a comprehensive working knowledge of the office’s practices and procedures. The incumbent independently completes assignments in accordance with accepted practices, resolving most conflicts that arise.
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Preservation Science Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002114) The Preservation Science Specialist is located in the Preservation Research and Testing Division (PRTD) within the Preservation Directorate and reports to the Division Chief, PRTD. The Directorate is responsible for the long-term, uninterrupted access to the Library's collections through a variety of preservation programs. The Preservation Directorate accomplishes the preservation of the Library’s collections including the rare, valuable, special format, and general research collections...
    • Opening Date: November 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Educational Resources Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR002021) The position is located in the Professional Learning and Outreach Initiatives Office (PLOI) of the Center for Learning, Literacy & Engagement (CLLE) in the Office of the Librarian. The work involves coordinating, producing and/or facilitating professional learning events aimed at national teacher and librarian audiences on site and online.
    • Opening Date: November 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09/GS-11
    • Series: 1701
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Cataloging and Metadata)(Flexible Detail/Temporary Promotion) The Knowledge Services Group of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is offering an opportunity for a qualified Librarian to serve on a full-time detail or temporary promotion as a Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. More than one applicant may be selected to serve on a rotating basis. The successful candidate(s) will gain excellent work experience in cataloging print and electronic resources, and applying metadata to...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Senior Knowledge Services Librarian)(Flexible Detail/Temporary Promotion) The Knowledge Services Group of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is offering an opportunity for a qualified Librarian to serve on a full-time, detail or temporary promotion as a Senior Knowledge Services Librarian. More than one applicant may be selected to serve on a rotating basis. The successful candidate(s) will gain excellent work experience in organizing institutional knowledge and provide project management for knowledge...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Vacancy#: VAR002129) The Geography and Map Division is responsible for the acquisition, processing, preservation, duplication and reference servicing if the cartographic collections of the Library.
    • Opening Date: November 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 6, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Distribution Facilities Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002141) This position is located in the Logistics and Facilities Management Section, Business Operations Division, Natl Library Services for the Blind/Print Disabled Directorate, Library Collections and Services Group.The incumbent works under the supervision of the Logistics and Facilities Management Section Head in overseeing and coordinating agency-wide logistics and facility management programs, projects and activities. This includes onsite and offsite logistics and facility operations for both...
    • Opening Date: November 7, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 2030
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Licensing)(Vacancy#:VAR002091) The Licensing Division of the Copyright Office administers the statutory licenses in the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). The Division collects royalty fees from cable operators for retransmitting television and radio broadcasts (§111 ), from satellite carriers for retransmitting "superstation" and network signals (§ 119), and from importers and manufacturers of digital audio recording equipment who distribute digital audio recorders...
    • Opening Date: November 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Officer (Vacancy#:VAR002125) This position is located in the Latin American, Caribbean and European Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Researcher and Collection Services. The incumbent serves as an Administrative Officer with the responsibility for serving as a staff advisor on administrative, program, and confidential matters, under the purview of the Chief. The Administrative Officer assists the Chief in the resolution of administrative or program issues, and...
    • Opening Date: November 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 9, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0341
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Projects Coordinator (Vacancy#: VAR001976) The incumbent coordinates and facilitates activities relating to the Library Services information technology (IT) goals through implementation of projects involving the Library’s integrated library system, other enterprise systems, and web enabled applications. Individually, and in collaboration with IT and user organization experts. The incumbent develops and coordinates major program components that include IT support for acquisitions, circulation, cataloging, online public catalogs, inventory, and serials...
    • Opening Date: November 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 9, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Human Capital Management Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001980) This position is located in the Human Capital Management (HCM) Team within the IT Administrative Services Section, Office of the Chief Information Officer.The position description number for this position is 361633.The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.Who may apply: AGENCY...
    • Opening Date: November 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 9, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Transportation and Industry (Vacancy#:VAR002165) This position serves as a Research Manager for a section in a research division of the Congressional Research Service. Serves the CRS research community by demonstrating intellectual leadership in developing approaches to research and policy analysis relevant to congressional needs in policy areas within the research management responsibility of the section. Ensures that the work results in objective, authoritative analysis with which the Congress...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Copyright) (Vacancy#:VAR002067) This position is located in the Deposit Copies Storage Section, Records Management Division, Office Of Copyright Records Directorate, Copyright Office.
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002032) The incumbent of the position serves as the Head, Scholarly Services Section in the Asian Division, and is responsible for the day-today operation of the Asian Division's reference service and scholarly activities, supervising the reference staff and area specialists, and serving as a specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions within the Division's geographic area of responsibility. The incumbent assures the...
    • Opening Date: November 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Collection Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR002128) This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is located within the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Digital Services Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services, within the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: November 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Classification) (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The Human Capital Directorate is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-09 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail as a Human Resources Specialist (Classification) under the direct supervision of the Division Chief of Talent Planning and Acquisition.The Human Resource Specialist (Classification) provides a range of position classification and position management services for organizations within the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0201
  • nte - 13 months ( open to all )
    Legal Research Fellow (Vacancy#: VAR002142) The Legal Research Fellow works as a junior researcher on foreign, comparative, and international law under the guidance of a staff foreign law specialist. The incumbent’s specialty is defined by Library of Congress needs in jurisdictional coverage and collection development.
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0986
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Mesoamerican Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002189) The work involves advanced reference work, research and responsibility for acquisitions and special projects, including the organization, interpretation, and exhibition of the Jay I. Kislak Collection (Collection), as well as related outreach to the Kislak Family Foundation, scholars of the early Americas, and professional organizations who engage in similar content and the same period.
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Paralegal Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002173) The American Law Division (ALD) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking two (2) Paralegal Specialists to serve the United States Congress and support ALD's Legislative Attorneys.
    • Opening Date: November 28, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0950
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The Signature Programs Office (SPO) is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at a GS-09 or GS-11 level to serve on a full-time, 90-day temporary promotion to the GS-11 level, OR a qualified individual at the GS-11 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 90-day detail as a Program Specialist.The position is located in the Signature Programs Office, within the Center for...
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Science and Technology (Commercial Space)(Vacancy#:VAR002184) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Science and Technology (Commercial Space) to join its Science and Technology Policy Section. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on science and technology policy as applied to the commercial space sector.
    • Opening Date: November 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Systems Accountant (Vacancy#:VAR002177) The incumbent of this position plans, directs, manages, designs, develops and maintains an agency-wide financial management system. This position is responsible for the accounting structure, maintenance of the general ledger, preparation of financial statements, and mapping of the Library of Congress accounting system to the standard federal general ledger and GTAS requirements. Position is responsible for interpreting, analyzing, and developing accounting and financial management...
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Financial Management Specialist -Travel Officer (Vacancy#:VAR002176) The position serves as a Supervisory Senior Financial Management Specialist (Travel Officer) in the Accounting Operations Division in the Financial Services Directorate at the Library of Congress. The position serves under the general direction of the Accounting Operations Division Chief who reports to the Comptroller. The incumbent is responsible for managing the Library’s travel program.
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Social Policy (Social Security Disability Insurance)(Vacancy#:VAR002179) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP) is seeking an Analyst in Social Policy (Social Security Disability Insurance) to provide expertise on and analysis of issues pertinent to the Social Security Disability Insurance program (e.g., financing, solvency of trust funds, program impact on beneficiaries, program design and operations, trends of the working-age disabled population, return-to-work initiatives) or related disability insurance programs.
    • Opening Date: December 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    SPP- Register 2022, 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 3, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Paralegal Specialist (Vacancy#:ALD2022-1) CRS 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. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for over a century.CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan....
    • Opening Date: October 12, 2022
    • Closing Date: January 10, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0950
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Procurement Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR002140) Serves as a Procurement Analyst for Library of Congress (LOC) programs. This position is located in the LOC Office of Contracts and Grants Directorate (CGD) of the Chief Operating Office at the LOC and reports to the Head of the Acquisition Policy Section (Acquisition Career Manager).The selectee under this vacancy announcement may be hired as a local, permanent employee OR a remote, indefinite not-to-exceed...
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0007) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.Applications are retrieved and reviewed weekly through the closing date of this announcement or until all positions are filled.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position is located in the Library of Congress Contracts Section, Office of Contracts and Grants Management. The...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 10, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001863) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking three legislative analysts to join its Legislative Analysis and Services Section (LASS). These legislative analysts will contribute to the Office of Legislative Information Services’ mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted...
    • Opening Date: April 6, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Work Study Student Program 2022/2023 The Library of Congress Work Study Student Program is a progressive, career development program for local high school students. It combines on-the-job training and career development with classroom instructions and education. Under the program, students earn a federal salary, receive work site supervision and career assistance. Students will get the chance to work part-time when school is in session with the possibility of full-time...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 28, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0303
  • nte 5 years ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR002008) Maintains work logs, tracks assignments, and keeps supervisor informed to ensure timely action, response, or completion. Provides customer support, receives a variety of requests for program related information or data, and independently gathers data, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to the supervisors consistent with established practices. Integrates several types of software such as spreadsheet, database, or word processing to generate specific working documents and...
    • Opening Date: August 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: August 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legislative Attorney (Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, or Courts and Civil Procedure) (Vacancy#:VAR002181) This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. e.s.t. on 11/8/2023, however, APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY 11/22/2022 WILL RECEIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION. After that, applications will be reviewed on a 30-day rolling basis.The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is currently seeking several Legislative Attorneys for its American Law Division (ALD). The Legislative Attorneys will...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2022
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905