permanent ( u.s. citizens only ) Research Librarian (Science & Technology) (Vacancy# VAR000516)
- Opening Date: July 9, 2018
- Closing Date: August 9, 2018
- OPM Control Number: 504494100
- Vacancy Number: VAR000516
- LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research Service
- Grade: GS-11
- Series: 1410
- Minimum Salary: $68,036.00
- Maximum Salary: $88,450.00
- Availability: U.S. Citizens Only
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry.
The Research Librarian will provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing primarily on science and technology, including cybersecurity and research & development. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree and background in federal science agencies, emerging technologies, and security policies as they relate to communication and information technologies are encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates will also have a background in public policy, industry, or legal research.
CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.
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 to its Members and Committees.