Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Criminal Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000697) 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 criminal 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: December 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Customer Service and Fulfillment Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000686) The incumbent serves as Head of the Customer Service and Fulfillment Section and manages complex customer service and fulfillment operations for the Office of Business Enterprises. The Office’s primary businesses are Cataloging Distribution Service, Duplication Services and Retail Services. The incumbent is responsible for a high level of customer service, outreach, and order fulfillment standards, develops and maintains efficient procedures and workflows, and establishes...
    • Opening Date: December 28, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Support Clerk (Vacancy #: VAR000732) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of the Director seeks an Administrative Support Clerk to provide frontline client service to callers and visitors, and provide administrative support to the office.CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest...
    • Opening Date: January 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 16, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian-Government and Finance (Vacancy #: VAR000700) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Government & Finance Division (G&F).This position will provide research and library services to CRS colleagues and congressional clients in areas covered by G&F, such as appropriations, budgeting, Congress, cybersecurity, economic policy, elections, emergency management, executive and judicial branch oversight, financial services, legislative process, and public finance.
    • Opening Date: December 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Asian and Middle Eastern Division) (Vacancy #: VAR000637) The Chief of the Asian and Middle Eastern Division works under the general direction of the Director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access, and is responsible for the administrative management and technical direction of the Division. The Chief is responsible for the general acquisitions and cataloging of materials from Asia and the Middle East and some cataloging and/or processing of materials from the Nairobi, Cairo,...
    • Opening Date: January 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Government Organization and Management (Budget Policy) (Vacancy #: VAR000692) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to focus on executive budget and management processes related to development, submission, justification, or execution of the federal budget, performance improvement efforts across the federal government, and oversight of agency performance, including relationships among federal agencies critical to these processes and related congressional procedures.
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000714) This position is located in the Acquisition and Processing Section, Music Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 368552.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 non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000716) This position is located in the Technical Services Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 368552.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 non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000720) These positions are located in the American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 368552.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 non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000723) This position is located in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library Services at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Culpeper, Virginia.The position description number for this position is 368552.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 non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000725) This position is located in the Preparation Section, Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.The position description number for this position is 368552.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. Occasional Saturday service in the Manuscript Reading Room is required.This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
    • Opening Date: December 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Equipment Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000493) The position serves as the Audio Visual Maintenance Specialist in the Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS) within Library Services at the Library of Congress. The position is located at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) and reports to the Operations & Public Service Office supervisor. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the equipment used for the processing, preservation and duplication of...
    • Opening Date: December 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1670
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement and Classification) (Vacancy#VAR000719) This position is located in Recruitment Services Section (RSS), Human Capital Directorate (HCD) Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent advises and assists management on matters in the areas of staffing and recruitment, and position classification.The incumbent advises management on the recruitment, examination and selection processes; researches the best practices regarding recruitment methods and policies in both...
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0201
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000709) 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 Program Specialist reports to the Program Management Section Head within the Copyright Modernization Office, performing a multi-disciplinary assortment of assignments centered on an understanding of federal procurement and budget preparation analysis and oversight.Works...
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0301
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in U.S. Defense Readiness and Infrastructure (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000717) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division is seeking an Analyst in U.S. Defense Readiness & Infrastructure. This new portfolio will require cross-cutting research and analysis that touches on military operations, infrastructure, logistics, training, personnel, acquisition, and budgeting. The analyst will support and consult with members of Congress, congressional staff, and congressional committees of jurisdiction.
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Deposit Copies Storage Clerk (Temporary) Hosting Service Unit: Copyright OfficeProgram Contact: [email protected]/Areas of Study: Asset Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Building/Property Management, Facilities Operations, and Quality Assurance or related building services.Citizenship: US Citizen requiredApplication Period: January 8, 2019 – January 22, 2019Application Notes: This opportunity is open to all. The work schedule is flextime, Monday thru Friday, up to 40 hours per week. Full-time. The desired start date for...
    • Opening Date: January 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Deputy Law Librarian for Collections (Vacancy #: VAR000687) The Deputy Librarian is responsible for the acquisition, organization and preservation of the Law Library's collection, ensuring the quality of the collection and rapid and effective access to it. The incumbent oversees the planning, development, management and usability of digital legal and legislative information resources hosted on site from the Law Library's physical materials and from remotely-hosted digital materials collaboratively developed with Law Library...
    • Opening Date: December 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Educational Outreach Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000677) This position serves as an Education and Partnership Outreach Specialist, located in the Kluge Center, Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG), Library of Congress (LOC). The incumbent reports directly to the Director of the Kluge Center. The purpose of this position is to lead the Kluge Center's educational outreach initiatives and strategic partnerships.
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1701
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000652) 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 Program Specialist serves as the Division Administrator, reporting to the Director of the Copyright Modernization Office (CMO), and supports the operation of the CMO by accurately and efficiently providing administrative and operational support....
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Secretary (Administrative Assistant to the Chief) (Vacancy #: VAR000648) 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 position is responsible for coordinating and directing the secretarial support functions and activities of the Division.
    • Opening Date: January 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0318
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Deputy Field Director)(Vacancy #: VAR000683) Who May Apply: Limited to the Bibliographic Access DirectorateThis position 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 media and all formats by which content is conveyed, e.g. print, electronic, visual, recorded sound, and microformat. The work of the Directorate supports the universal collections of the...
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 22, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Management and Program Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000609) The incumbent provides program and project analysis, business analysis, data analytics, and technical and operational expertise, regarding programs and related projects within the Library of Congress' (LOC) HRS office. Duties include using analytical and evaluative methods and techniques for assessing program development, management and execution and improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency plans and providing expert consultation to the Office of the Director within HRS...
    • Opening Date: January 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000721) This is an Administrative Specialist position for the Publishing Office of the Center for Exhibits and Interpretation Directorate of the Office of The Librarian. The Administrative Specialist is responsible for providing budgetary, procurement, personnel, and administrative support to facilitate the mission of the Publishing Office. The incumbent will independently resolve straightforward issues and problems related to these administrative issues.
    • Opening Date: December 28, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000636) The Foreign Law Specialist position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate in the Law Library. The employee in this position serves as a Foreign Law Specialist for the Law Library of the Library of Congress. The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies,...
    • Opening Date: December 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0095
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Special Collections Support) (Vacancy# VAR000634) This position is located in the Collection Services Division within the Global Legal Collection Directorate in the Law Library of Congress, which has custody of legal serials and monographs. It is a hybrid position that combines the major technician duties of cataloging, serials control and acquisitions. Creates and revises initial bibliographic control records (IBCRs) for a variety of materials and formats in an automated...
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Senior Technology Planning Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000724) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a senior level executive to serve as a Senior Technology Planning Specialist in its Office of the Director (DIR). CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing objective, nonpartisan research and analysis to committees and Members of the House and Senate.
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian Technician (In-Processing Section Head) (Vacancy #: VAR000459) CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE RECEIPT ANALYSIS AND CONTROL DIVISION, CHIEF OF OPERATIONS, 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.)JOB SUMMARY: Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United...
    • Opening Date: January 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Military and Veterans Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000698) 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 military and veterans’ 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: December 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Library Technician (Information and Technical Services) (Vacancy #: VAR000729) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a library technician (information and technical services) to process and maintain research materials used by CRS staff. The selectee also responds to requests for information and documents by internal and external clients.
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy #: VAR000707) Who May Apply: LIMITED to Staff of the Office of Registration Policy and Practice, Copyright OfficeThis position is the Problem Resolution Specialist. The Specialist is responsible for reviewing clams, assisting registration specialists, serving as a liaison between the Division and the Receipt Analysis and Control Division, and editing registration records. This position is accountable to the Supervisory Registration Specialist. While performing daily activities, the...
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Reference) (Vacancy #: VAR000745) The reference librarian is responsible for providing reference, research, consultation, and liaison services; instructions and training; and security for American Folklife Center (AFC) collections. AFC holds nearly 6 million items of ethnographic and historical documentation recorded from the nineteenth century to the present. These collections, which include extensive audiovisual documentation of traditional arts, cultural expressions, and oral histories, offer researchers access to the songs,...
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Courts and Civil Procedure Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000733) 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 courts and civil procedure 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: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000678) The Federal Library and Information Center (FEDLINK) is an interagency organization of federal agencies established originally as the Federal Library Committee by the Librarian of Congress, at the behest of federal librarians and the Office of Management and Budget (The Bureau of the Budget).
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 4, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000736) The incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist for the Library of Congress programs. The position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. The incumbent solicits awards and administers contracts for a number of Service Units within the Library.This position is located in the Contracts Division, Contracts and Grants Directorate, Chief Operating Officer
    • Opening Date: January 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Media Facility Engineer (Vacancy #: VAR000641) This position serves as a Media Facilities Engineer and reports to the Assistant Chief of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Library Services in Culpeper VA. The NAVCC oversees one of the largest film, audio and video collections in the world. Collection items are acquired through born digital transmission, copyright deposit, exchange, gift and purchase, and span the entire history of the recorded...
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 8, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0855
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Southeast Asia or South Asia) (Vacancy #: VAR000722) The divisions in General and International Collections are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences of these countries and regions. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars,...
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Legislative Data Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000739) PLEASE NOTE: This is one of three concurrent announcements. There is also an announcement for a permanent GS-13 legislative data analyst and an announcement for two GS-13 legislative data analysts, not-to-exceed three years. Candidates are invited to apply to any or all of the announcements. A separate application is required for each.
    • Opening Date: January 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Legislative Data Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000740) PLEASE NOTE: This is one of three concurrent announcements. There is also an announcement for two GS-13 legislative data analysts, not-to-exceed three years and an announcement for two permanent GS-12 legislative data analysts. Candidates are invited to apply to any or all of the announcements. A separate application is required for each.
    • Opening Date: January 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( library employees only )
    Legislative Data Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000741) PLEASE NOTE: This is one of three concurrent announcements. There is also an announcement for a permanent GS-13 legislative data analyst and an announcement for two permanent GS-12 legislative data analysts. Candidates are invited to apply to any or all of the announcements. A separate application is required for each.
    • Opening Date: January 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Auditor (Information Technology) (Vacancy #: VAR000726) This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The OIG is responsible for conducting audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. The position is supervised by the OIG, Director of Information Technology (IT) Audits. The OIG is responsible for conducting audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. Information Technology (IT) auditing includes...
    • Opening Date: January 14, 2019
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0511
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2019 - 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: December 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411