permanent ( library employees only ) Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000664)

  • Opening Date: December 6, 2018
  • Closing Date: December 20, 2018
  • OPM Control Number: 518594100
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000664
  • LC Organization Unit: Law Library
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Global Legal Research Directorate
  • Grade: GS-13
  • Series: 0095
  • Minimum Salary: $96,970.00
  • Maximum Salary: $126,062.00
  • Availability: Library Employees Only

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, the Judiciary, and foreign law reference services to other constituencies, including the general public.  In that capacity, the Specialist  conducts legal research and analysis and prepares or contributes to legal opinions, briefs, reports, memoranda, and comparative analyses related to the laws and legal systems of assigned jurisdictions. The incumbent will respond to inquiries related to legal developments in assigned jurisdictions and international organizations  where countries of assigned jurisdictions  are members. In addition, the Specialist assists in the development of the Law Library's online products and recommends acquisitions to the Law Library's collections related to the assigned jurisdictions.

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