Current Openings

  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Director, Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement (Vacancy# VAR000358) This position is located in the Office of the Librarian and is responsible for the overall planning, development and implementation of education programming at the Library of Congress in various forms for onsite audiences at the Library’s various exhibits as well as with online audiences. Education programming and products are wide-ranging and include: materials developed to support the Library's exhibition interpretation program for visitors;...
    • Opening Date: April 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in African Affairs - (Vacancy #: FDT-GR18-03 ) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in African Affairs. This position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level. The Analyst in African Affairs will work on issues related to U.S. policy toward Africa. Applicants should have a solid education and/or professional background in U.S. political,...
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in American National Government - (Vacancy #: GF-GR18-01 ) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in American National Government. This position will be filled at the GS-11 level. The Analyst in American National Government will provide objective public policy research, analysis and consultation on policies and issues related to executive branch processes, practices and policies for Members and...
    • Opening Date: April 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Global Health and International Development - (Vacancy #: FDT-GR18-02 ) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Global Health and International Development. This position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level. The Analyst in Global Health and International Development will work on a broad range of issues related to global health, including policy responses to...
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in International Trade and Finance - (Vacancy #: FDT-GR18-01) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in International Trade and Finance. This position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level. The Analyst in International Trade and Finance will work on issues related to U.S. import policies, including tariffs, trade data, U.S. and international customs practices,...
    • Opening Date: March 28, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09/11
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Natural Resources Policy - (Vacancy #: RSI-GR18-01) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division is accepting applications under its 2018 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Natural Resources and Earth Sciences. This position will be filled at the GS-09 level. The Analyst in Natural Resources Policy will provide objective public policy analysis and consultation on policies and issues related to natural resources policy for Members and committees...
    • Opening Date: April 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: April 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Detail Opportunity Announcement Description of Detail: The Office of the Librarian is offering a developmental detail opportunity to one qualified individual from a GS-6/GS-7 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day detail, to perform a variety of administrative duties. The Office of the Librarian is composed of the Librarian of Congress, the Deputy Librarian of Congress, Chief Communications Officer, Senior Advisor for Strategic Direction and Policy, and...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS - 06/07
  • nte 2 years ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000334) The Center for the Book was established by Public Law 95-129 to use the prestige and resources of the Library of Congress to stimulate public interest in books and reading. Today, The Center for the Book is a part of the National Programs Directorate of the National and International Outreach Unit and it includes the Poetry and Literature Center. The Centers create and execute...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    U.S. Copyright Office Office of Public Records and Repositories (PRR) Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity: Document Support Clerk An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 90 day assignment in the Office of Public Records and Repositories (PRR) supporting the Recordation Section as a Document Support Clerk, GS 5. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a short term employment promotion or a short term employment detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 1, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000410) 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: April 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Science and Technology Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000422) The position's primary focus is science and technology policy, but the policy analyst may support research analyses undertaken throughout CRS. The applicant should have knowledge of the convergence of Internet, network, and information technologies and platforms in a public policy context. The analyst will prepare authoritative, objective, and non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive and background reports on policies and programs pertaining to the convergence...
    • Opening Date: April 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Application Development and Infrastructure Lead - (Vacancy #: VAR000345) The IT Specialist (Application Development and Infrastructure Lead) is responsible for application design and configuration, testing, writing documentation of application and functions and making recommendations for purchases of specialized hardware and associated software as needed, as related to web site content that conforms to W3C and Section 508 accessibility standards. Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting and development of new code and the maintenance of existing...
    • Opening Date: April 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Deputy Assistant Director and Specialist (American Law Division) (Vacancy# VAR000351) The Deputy Assistant Director counsels the Assistant Director on all aspects of legal research and analysis of the division; monitors research, administration and operations of the division in relation to its capacity for and actual experience in meeting needs of the Congress; ensures that the division is working toward identifying the legal components of public policy problems facing the Congress and follows through with...
    • Opening Date: February 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Assistant Head, Preparation Section, Manuscript Division) - (Vacancy #: VAR000393) This position is located in the Preparation Section within the Manuscript Division of the Collection and Services Directorate of Library Services. As part of one of the largest manuscript repositories in the United States and in the world, the Preparation Section is key to the Manuscript Division's mission of preparing for reader use material that encompasses the breadth and chronology of American history, including...
    • Opening Date: April 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reader Registration Assistant - (Vacancy #: VAR000442) The incumbent serves as a Reader Registration Assistant on the Reader Registration Team of the Researcher and Reference Services Division. All researchers conducting research at the Library of Congress must first obtain a Library-Issued Reader Identification Card at the Reader Registration Station. The incumbent performs the full range of duties necessary to operate the Station and to assist researchers in obtaining the necessary card....
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000378) The incumbent serves as the Head, Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section in the Collections Maintenance and Stack Management Section of the Collections Management Division (CMD), with responsibility for supervising, scheduling, and directing a workforce comprised of subordinate supervisors, and through them, a large staff of library technicians and material handlers. Under the broad guidelines of the Assistant Chief, the incumbent is responsible for...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 3, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in U.S. Defense Acquisition Policy (Vacancy# VAR000409) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division is seeking an Analyst in U.S. Defense Acquisition Policy to track and analyze policy issues related to U.S. defense acquisition policy, especially interrelationships with key aspects of national security policy, including commercial and federal acquisition processes and manufacturing and industrial policy.The analyst will provide objective policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees,...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel) - (Vacancy #: VAR000416) 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: April 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Counselor to the Director - (Vacancy #: VAR000400) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a senior level executive to serve as the Counselor to the Director. CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing objective, nonpartisan analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate. This position is located within CRS’s Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU). Functional units within this office include Legal Affairs and Labor...
    • Opening Date: March 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy# VAR000412) As a contract specialist at the Library, you will have the opportunity to work with leaders in their fields to understand and help them fulfill of their needs through contractual relationships. You will research and provide guidance on complex issues such as contract structure, negotiation strategies, and performance management in support of your clients’ missions. You will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Mail Assistant - (Vacancy #: VAR000401) 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: April 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0305
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Management Assistant (Vacancy# VAR000430) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Management Assistant to join its Office of Administrative Operations (OPS) within the Library of Congress. The Management Assistant performs a wide range of duties relating to travel authorizations and payment vouchers, space management requests, staff access and property management, conference room scheduling, and records management. The incumbent will serve as an organizational liaison. CRS works exclusively...
    • Opening Date: April 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0344
  • detail ( library employees only )
    OFFICE OF REGISTRATION POLICY AND PRACTICE (RPP) DETAIL/TEMPORARY PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Administrative Assistant An applicant will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 120 day assignment in the Office of Registration Policy and Practice (RPP) supporting the Performing Arts Division as the Administrative Assistant, GS 8. This is a confidential position that reports to the Division Chief. Depending on applicant qualifications, this may be either a short term employment promotion or a short term employment detail...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-08
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Supervisor, On-Site Constituent Support Team) - (Vacancy #: VAR000394) The incumbent serves as a Supervisor for On-Site Constituent Support Day Team or the Evening/Saturday Team in the Jefferson and Adams buildings for the Collections Management and Retrieval Section in the Researcher and Reference Services Division (RRS). Incumbents assigned to either the day or evening/Saturday hours tour of duty, are responsible for supervising, scheduling, and directing the Constituent Support Technicians in the On-Site Constituent...
    • Opening Date: April 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    PIA Support Assistant - (Vacancy #: VAR000402) 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: April 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) - (Vacancy #: VAR000434) The purpose of this position is to support the IT Security program for the Library of Congress. The incumbent serves as a Cyber Threat Analyst with responsibility for participating in the production of all source threat products pertaining to department computer network defense activities. As such, the incumbent applies a full range of threat analytic skills to monitor, assess, and report on foreign computer...
    • Opening Date: April 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 8, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Advanced Technology and Global Security (Vacancy# VAR000407) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in Advanced Technology and Global Security to join its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division. Applicants should have the ability to plan and execute analytical research projects to address congressional requests in the areas of the potential relevance of trends and developments in key areas of advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and robotics, for...
    • Opening Date: April 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0105
  • 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 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000383) 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: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Field Director, Islamabad, Pakistan) - (Vacancy #: VAR000329) This position is located in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate (ABA), which acquires and provides access to materials of research value for the Library's collections from all countries of the world, in all languages. Acquired materials are in all media and all formats by which content is conveyed; e.g., print, electronic, visual, recorded sound, microformat. The work of the Directorate supports the universal...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Accounting Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000326) FEDLINK Fiscal Operations is responsible for the financial management operations in support of the FEDLINK procurement program for Federal agencies participating in the FEDLINK program. Fiscal Operations establishes Federal agencies' membership in FEDLINK, determines FEDLINK service fees for members, prepares member interagency agreements, vendor delivery orders, payment of invoices, and provides FEDLINK member account statements. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Head...
    • Opening Date: April 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 10, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0525
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000441) This position reports to the Head, Reformatting Projects Section or the Head, Micrographics Project Section and is located in the Preservation Reformatting Division (PRD), Preservation Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for the long-term, uninterrupted access to the Library's collections through a variety of preservation programs. The incumbent provides assistance to PRD programs and projects involving the digitization, processing, performing quality control, and managing of...
    • Opening Date: April 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 11, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Constitutional Law) (Vacancy# VAR000428) 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 constitutional 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 knowledge...
    • Opening Date: April 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 15, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000437) 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, reclamation, and site redevelopment policy. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of environmental policy...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 17, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Preservation Specialist (Audio) - (Vacancy #: VAR000343) The Audio Preservation Specialist position is located in the Audio Preservation Laboratory at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) and reports directly to the Audio Laboratory Supervisor. The incumbent works with audiovisual performances fixed or recorded in various legacy media. The position involves handling of both the legacy media and the legacy equipment on which the works are played.
    • Opening Date: April 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 17, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1001
  • 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: May 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Intergovernmental Relations and Economic Development Policy (Vacancy# VAR000440) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division (G&F) is seeking an Analyst in Intergovernmental Relations and Economic Development Policy to serve the United States Congress by providing expertise on policy issues pertinent to intergovernmental relations, economic development, public finance, business development, and job creation. Work may include design and evaluation of options for Congress to inform the debate on economic development policy...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: May 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • 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: May 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • 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 ( 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
  • 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