Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Senior Cooperative and Instructional Program Instructor) (Vacancy #: VAR000589) The Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division trains and coordinates internal and external training and manages and participates in the cooperative cataloging programs, National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) for which it serves as the Secretariat. The position serves as the Senior Cooperative and Instructional Programs Instructor is a key member of a team responsible for designing, developing,...
    • Opening Date: October 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000581) WHO MAY APPLY: INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF (COPYRIGHT OFFICE, OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF OPERATIONS), 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.)The Administrative Services Office (ASO) is that part of the United States...
    • Opening Date: October 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07/09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Reference Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000606) This position is located in the Reference Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.Provides reference services where needs are relatively easy to determine from client interviews in person or over the telephone, or from written requests, and the bibliographic source materials are of limited technical complexity. Communicates with a wide variety of patrons with questions regarding access, handling, and use...
    • Opening Date: October 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Deputy Chief Financial Officer (Vacancy #: VAR000521) 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 the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the US Copyright Office is responsible for oversight of financial, budgetary, procurement activities, and royalty collections and disbursements. The Deputy CFO is a multi-disciplinary supervisory position...
    • Opening Date: October 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0505
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Supervisory Technical Services Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000617) This position is located in the Technical Services Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The incumbent reports directly to the Head, Technical Services Section and is responsible for supervising staff who are responsible for receiving, organizing, digitizing, preserving and creating inventory control and cataloging records for all collection items and related materials acquired by the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs...
    • Opening Date: October 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Military Space, Missile Defense, and Defense Innovation (Vacancy #: VAR000605) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in Military Space, Missile Defense, and Defense Innovation. This position requires knowledge and analytical capability. Applicants should have the ability to plan and execute analytical research projects to address congressional requests in the areas of military space, missile defense, and defense innovation for the United States and worldwide. The...
    • Opening Date: September 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Budget Analyst (Financial Budget Data) (Vacancy #: VAR000594) DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE PERMANENT STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY.The position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Budget Office and the incumbent functions as the Library’s expert on budget data information (numerical and organizational). The incumbent will be...
    • Opening Date: October 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0560
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Budget Analyst (Gifts and Trust Fund) (Vacancy #: VAR000593) DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE PERMANENT STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY.The position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Budget Office and the incumbent functions as an expert on the Library’s non-appropriated funds, specifically the Library’s Gift and Trust Funds...
    • Opening Date: October 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0560
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Exhibition Production Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000590) This position is located in the Interpretive Programs Office, Scholarly and Educational Programs, National and International Outreach.Fabricates conventional exhibit items/structures based on detailed specifications. Utilizes knowledge of various materials and techniques that fulfill design and conservation requirements for artifact and object display. Works from design blueprints, sketches, and verbal descriptions. Produces graphic elements. These elements include text and label items, and title panels. Produces...
    • Opening Date: October 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1010
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Multimedia Production Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000616) This position is located in the Multimedia Group (MMG), Office of Communication and External Relations (OCER) at the Library of Congress. The Multimedia Group has responsibility for digital creation and reformatting support to the Library's service units. The incumbent provides technical support in the video pre-production, production, post-production of agency-wide events. They are equipped with the technical and creative skills necessary to produce broadcast...
    • Opening Date: October 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Quality Assurance Specialist (Temporary) The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Materials Development Division, Quality Assurance Section, is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-9 to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-11 or a qualified individual at the GS-11 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time NTE 120-day detail as a Quality Assurance SpecialistThe incumbent will...
    • Opening Date: October 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1910
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Congressional Relations Specialist - Congressional Research Service (CRS) This position serves as a Congressional Relations Specialist in the Congressional Services Section (CSS) of the Office to the Counselor to the Director (COU) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS). The selectee follows established guidelines and procedures in assisting Members of Congress and their office and committee staff with requests for analysis, research, and information. Conducts in-depth reference interviews with congressional clients, interpreting their...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000575) This position is located in the Middle East Section, Asian And Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions & 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: September 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Management and Planning Officer (Vacancy #: VAR000610) CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE COPYRIGHT OFFICE DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)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,...
    • Opening Date: October 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Procurement Analyst -U.S. COPYRIGHT MODERNIZATION OFFICE Procurement Analyst U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE COPYRIGHT MODERNIZATION OFFICE DETAIL OPPORTUNITY: Several applicants will be selected for an opportunity to serve a 180 day assignment in an unclassified position performing duties similar to that of a Procurement Analyst in the Copyright Modernization Office (CMO), Program Management Section. This is a detail with no change in salary. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:...
    • Opening Date: October 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11, GS-12, GS-13
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Customer Service Representative (Copyright Clerk) (Vacancy #: VAR000626) 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 Records and Repositories (PRR) is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. The Copyright Clerk intakes copyright service requests, fulfills service requests, and works...
    • Opening Date: October 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Digital Reference Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000611) WHO MAY APPLY: AGENCY 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.)This position is located in Taylor Street, Reference Section, Network Division, National Library Service Blind/Physically, National Programs Handicap National And International Outreach.
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Human Resources Assistant (Vacancy #: VAR000650) This position is located in Human Resources Services (HRS), Recruitment Services Directorate (RSD). The incumbent serves as a Human Resources Assistant and provides clerical and administrative assistance to the staffing and classification specialists in the areas of merit employment, staffing and classification.
    • Opening Date: October 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0203
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000548) SummaryThis position is located in the Russia Section, Germanic and Slavic Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.The incumbent uses Russian as a foreign language to perform the major duties of this position.The position description number for this position is 058498.The incumbent of this position will work a flexitime work schedule.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.ResponsibilitiesCatalogs a variety of materials in an...
    • Opening Date: October 1, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000628) The Administrative Services Office (ASO) is that part of the United States Copyright Office (USCO) which provides human resources, training, facilities, security and other support services to the USCO. This position, reporting to the Chief, is the principal provider of facility support services to the Copyright Office, and is a central point of contact regarding facilities, design, construction, and maintenance needs.
    • Opening Date: October 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Clerk (Temporary) The Licensing Division in the Copyright Office administers the statutory licenses in the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S. Code). The Division collects royalty fees from: 1) cable operators for retransmitting television and radio broadcasts (Section 111), 2) satellite carriers for retransmitting network and non network signals (Section 119), and importers or manufacturers for distributing digital audio recording products (Chapter 10). In general,...
    • Opening Date: October 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Library Programs Assistant for Architecture, Design, and Engineering) (Vacancy #: VAR000560) This position is located in the Prints & Photographs Division, which acquires, organizes, describes, preserves and makes available for research use a wide variety of original and historical visual materials in both physical and digital formats. The collections contain more than 15 million items in hundreds of collections stored in local and remote sites. They encompass the full range of subject and geographical specialties...
    • Opening Date: October 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Office Automation Clerk (Temporary) The Copyright Acquisitions Division's mission is to augment and enhance the Library's collections, and enable its Reading Rooms to provide timely, effective public service by acquiring works through the skillful enforcement of the mandatory deposit requirement of the Copyright Act of 1976. The division monitors U.S. Publishing activities and seeks to encourage voluntary, regular deposit and registration by planning and implementing outreach efforts; establishing...
    • Opening Date: October 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0326
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Education and Training Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000584) This position is located in the Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services.The incumbent recommends policy with regard to outreach, reference, education and training in the areas of conservation, preservation, and collections care; defines and carries out projects; and establishes priorities for reference education and outreach activities. This position is responsible for maintaining expertise in one or more specialized preservation or conservation activities such as...
    • Opening Date: September 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 2, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Health Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000599) 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 health 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: September 25, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Music Specialist (Concert) (Vacancy #: VAR000530) This position is located in the Concert Office of the Music Division. Research is performed under general supervision, but with latitude for personal initiative. Written work undergoes supervision for style and substantive content. Incumbent keeps abreast of developments in his/her area of specialization and makes suggestions to the supervisor on policies relating to the development, organization, preservation, and service of the Division's collections, concerts,...
    • Opening Date: October 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1051
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Assistant Head, Preparation Section, Manuscript Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000635) This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, 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 the papers of presidents, cabinet members,...
    • Opening Date: October 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Grants Management Specialist (Grants and Other Transactions Section Head) (Vacancy #: VAR000608) This position is located in the Grants and Other Transactions Division, Contracts and Grants Directorate, Operations and Administration.Oversees and implements the management and administration of a nationwide grant program. Manages and administers individually and through subordinate staff a national program relating to grants, cooperative agreements, and fellowships. Provides program management and oversight for all activities leading up to award of a grant and administration...
    • Opening Date: October 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1109
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Section Head) (Vacancy #: VAR000576) This position is located in the Southeast Asia & South Asia Section, Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services, with collateral duties as acting Supervisory Librarian of the Middle East Section. The incumbent of this position serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing the work, overseeing the work of a staff of librarians and library technicians, and...
    • Opening Date: October 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 2 years ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Digitization Technician) (Vacancy #: VAR000504) This position serves as a Digitization Technician and reports to the Chief, Serial and Government Publications Division through the Team Leader for Digital Projects. The position is located in the Serial and Government Publications Division, Collections and Services in Library Services at the Library of Congress. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Specialists and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library and...
    • Opening Date: October 22, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Vacancy# VAR000495) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application at any time before the announcement closes. Applicants will be referred to the selecting official after each cutoff date specified in the announcement. This announcement is scheduled to close on the specified date in the announcement; however, the announcement may close earlier than the last specified cutoff date at the...
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000659) 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 leasing and development on federal lands, mining and extractive industries, and critical minerals. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including economics and employment, technology, and federal revenues. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability...
    • Opening Date: October 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • 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