detail ( Library Employees Only ) Head, Staff Development and Performance Section (Detail/Temporary Promotion)

  • Opening Date: September 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: October 4, 2022
  • LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research Service
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Office of Administrative Operations
  • Grade: GS-14
  • Series: 0301
  • Availability: Library Employees Only
  • Duration: Up to 120 days

The Congressional Research Service, Office of Administrative Operations is offering a 120-day opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 to serve on a full-time temporary promotion to the GS-14 OR a qualified individual at the GS-14 (no promotion) to serve on a full-time detail as the acting Head of its Staff Development and Performance Section.

The Head of the Staff Development and Performance Section manages, oversees and guides the implementation of the Service's staff training and development and performance management programs, initiatives and activities. The section head leads administrative and operational processes by setting operational goals and priorities; overseeing the execution and coordination of key human capital programs and strategic initiatives; and directing the work of employees performing work up to the GS-13 level. Candidates with knowledge of human resources principles, practices, and regulations; experience in leading and managing human resources processes, activities, and programs; and the ability to lead a highly motivated and talented staff are encouraged to apply.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must be a current Library of Congress employee serving in a permanent or indefinite position at the GS-13 or GS-14 level. More than one applicant may be selected to serve on a rotating basis. Interested candidates should prepare a federal style resume with a one-page statement expressing interest in this opportunity, along with a description of their qualifications that includes current work experience and training related to the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

  1. Ability to Provide Leadership and Apply Knowledge of the Principles, Practices, and Techniques of Human Capital Management
  2. Ability to Supervise and Manage Staff
  3. Ability to Manage Projects
  4. Ability to Analyze Organizational and Operational Problems and Develop Solutions
  5. Ability to Interact Collaboratively

Interested candidates, with permission from their supervisor, should submit these documents to Darnishia Pace ( by the close of business on October 4, 2022. Applicant information will be reviewed and the top qualified candidate(s) will be selected. The selection will be based on how well the candidate meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

Telework Eligibility: This opportunity requires the employee to be on-site 6 days per pay period.

The desired start date for this temporary/detail opportunity is October 23, 2022.