Current Openings

  • 180 days ( library employees only )
    Digital Imaging Specialist (Temporary Hire- 6 month NTE) This temporary opportunity is located in the Digitization Services Section of Digital Collection Management & Services Division. The incumbent of this position serves as a Digital Imaging Specialist, and reports to the Section Head. The Digitization Services Section is responsible for executing digitization priorities from across the Library and working with divisions to establish, implement, and monitor digitization work. The Digital Imaging Specialist will...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 31, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001856) 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: March 1, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 31, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0095
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Imaging Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001852) This position serves as a Digital Imaging Specialist in the Digitization Services Section of the Digital Collection Management & Services Division in the Digital Services Directorate of the Discovery and Preservation Services Service unit in the Library Collections and Services Group. The incumbent will report to the designated supervisor in the Digitization Services Section.
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1001
  • nte 13 months ( open to all )
    Legal Research Fellow (Vacancy#:VAR001872) The Legal Research Fellow works as a junior researcher on foreign, comparative, and international law under the guidance of a staff foreign law specialist. The incumbent’s specialty is defined by Library of Congress needs in jurisdictional coverage and collection development. Participates in group efforts on research projects as a member of a collaborative team. As directed and employing the applicable established methodology for the...
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0986
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Motor Vehicle Supervisor (Vacancy#:VAR001851) This position is located in the Transportation Services Unit Section, Logistics Services Division, Integrated Support Services Directorate, Chief Operating Officer.Supervises employees performing work at the WG-7 level and below. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations relative to the staff...
    • Opening Date: March 3, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: WS-08
    • Series: 5703
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Library Technician (Detail/Temporary Promotion) The General & International Collections Directorate (GICD) is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-8 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-9 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-9 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as Supervisory Library Technician, Collections Management and Retrieval Section, (CMR), Section, Researcher and Reference Services (RRS)...
    • Opening Date: March 25, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 1, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Budget Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001884) The position is located in the Technology Business Management (TBM) Division within the IT Financial Management Directorate of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The incumbent reports to the TBM Division Chief and is responsible for advising on budgetary matters and supporting the planning of the formulation, presentation, and execution of the OCIO annual budget. This encompasses the planning and organizing of...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0560
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001834) The Literary Initiatives Office is seeking a Program Specialist. The Literary Initiatives Office is situated within the Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement and was established to provide leadership for Library-wide literary programming to strengthen and diversify the institution’s offerings and create more innovative programs that engage both local and national audiences Literary Initiatives oversees Poetry & Literature and provides programming opportunities.INTERNAL EMPLOYEES -...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Junior Fellows Program Display Day Coordinator (Temporary Promotion/Detail Opportunity) This position will serve as the Display Day Coordinator, who will support the Junior Fellows Program and perform related duties as assigned. This position is located in the Internships and Fellowships Program (IFP) Section of the Talent Recruitment and Outreach (TRO) Division of the Human Capital Directorate (HCD) at the Library of Congress and reports to the Display Day Manager in IFP. The Display...
    • Opening Date: March 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Senior Accounts Representative) (Vacancy#:VAR001829) The Senior Account Representative position is located in the Loan and Reader Registration (LRR) Section, Researcher and Reference and Services (RRS) Division, General and International Collections Directorate (GICD) within the Researcher and Collections Services (RCS) service unit in the Library Collections and Services Group at the Library of Congress (LOC). The incumbent works independently under the supervision of the Head, Loan and Reader Registration...
    • Opening Date: March 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Paralegal Specialist (3 positions)(Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks paralegal specialists for three full-time, temporary appointments. 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...
    • Opening Date: March 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09 ($61,947 TO $80,532)
    • Series: 0950
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Workforce Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001841) The position serves as a Workforce Management Specialist in the Employee Resources Management and Planning Division (ERMP), Organization Management Directorate (OMD) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress.
    • Opening Date: March 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 7, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Congressional Relations Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001873) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU) is seeking a Congressional Relations Specialist to join the Congressional Services Section. The Congressional Services Section manages CRS's intake, assignment, and tracking of requests from the United States Congress for research, information, and analysis.
    • Opening Date: March 25, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Fire Protection Engineer (Vacancy#:VAR001869) This position is located in the Safety Services Division, Integrated Support Services Directorate, Chief Operating Officer.The Fire Protection Engineer serves as the technical expert for the Library of Congress on fire protection and life safety related issues in the Safety Services Division, Integrated Support Services in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO). The Incumbent is directly involved in planning, directing, and coordinating...
    • Opening Date: February 25, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0804
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legal Reference Librarian (Temporary Appointment – 6 month NTE) The Law Library is offering an opportunity for one qualified individual at the GS 11 level to serve on a full-time, 180-day temporary appointment as a Legal Reference Librarian. This position is located in the Public Services Division, Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. The Legal Reference Librarian will work under the direct supervision of the Chief, Public Services Division. Duties include,...
    • Opening Date: March 29, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy# VAR001877) The incumbent uses knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of internship and fellowship program or related programs along with knowledge of the mission, organization and work processes of programs throughout Talent Recruitment and Outreach division.This position is located in the Internship and Fellowship Programs, Talent Recruitment & Outreach Division, Human Capital Directorate, Chief Operating Officer.
    • Opening Date: March 25, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 8, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001825) The Administrative Specialist reports directly to the Head of the Administrative Section. This position is located in the Business Operations Division, of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. This position is part of the Library Collections and Services Group at the Taylor Street Annex Building.
    • Opening Date: March 22, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 11, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-07, GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Records) (Vacancy#:VAR001889) The Office of Public Records and Repositories is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing physical and digital copyright records. The Copyright Specialist (Records) conducts searches and prepares reports on copyright records, assist patrons in and conducts tours of the Reading Room.CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF LIBRARY OF CONGESS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) CANDIDATES...
    • Opening Date: March 28, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 11, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Project Manager (Vacancy#:VAR001896) Articulates and communicates to project teams the assignments, projects, problems to be resolved, actionable events, milestones, and issues, and sets deadlines and time frames for completion. When applicable, coordinates implementation of the projects and work relationships with relevant areas of the Library. Ensures consideration of whether the Library and external organizations can support the proposed projects or activities.
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 11, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Librarian (Cataloger) (Vacancy#:VAR001874) This position is located in the Bibliographic Control Section, Collections Division, National Library Service Blind/Print Disabled, Library Collections and Services Group, Taylor Street.The incumbent of this position is a senior cataloger and serves as the Bibliographic Control Officer of the Bibliographic Control Section. The Bibliographic Control Officer (Librarian/Cataloger) performs the day to-day operations of cataloging performed at the National Library Service and cataloging received...
    • Opening Date: March 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Support Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001859) The position is located in the IT Administrative Services Section, within the Office of the Chief Information Officer and reports to the Supervisory Program Specialist for the Administrative Support Team within the section. The incumbent provides front line customer support and guidance to staff and visitors and is knowledgeable of service unit program areas, operations and points of contact and assists in the coordination...
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 13, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Assistant Director and Senior Specialist (Domestic Social Policy Division)(Vacancy#:VAR001847) This position serves as head of a major research program area(s) in the Congressional Research Service (CRS). In this capacity, and reporting directly to the Director of CRS, the Assistant Director leads, plans, directs, and evaluates the research and analyses of a division of the CRS and ensures that the research and analysis produced by the division is of the highest quality and consistently...
    • Opening Date: February 15, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 15, 2022
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Chief of Logistics Services (Vacancy#:VAR001836) The incumbent serves under the general supervision of the ISS Chief of Operations for scope of assignments, technical advice and compliance with policies, procedures and regulations and works with a high degree of independence in decision-making and actions. Assignments are in terms of broad, general objectives of planning, directing, controlling, and coordinating the logistics functions for the Library of Congress including technical functions of...
    • Opening Date: March 18, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0346
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001848) The incumbent provides technical and program support to the division. The incumbent works collaboratively with managers and supervisors division wide to coordinate activities for specific program areas by working with Subject Matter Experts to lead or support major contracts to acquire technical systems, leading and/or managing programs and/or projects,, prepare reports, analytical studies, and memoranda on activities, issues, and problems. In performing the duties...
    • Opening Date: March 17, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Conversion Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001894) The position is that of a Digital Conversion Specialist, located in the Reformatting Projects Section, Preservation Services Division, Preservation Directorate. In consultation with the Library's custodial divisions, the Preservation Services Division oversees the preparation and digitization of Library materials. PSD creates or coordinates the creating of digital reproductions of Library items and associated finding aids. This includes coordinating the organization, preservation, and description of...
    • Opening Date: March 31, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 20, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Accountant (Vacancy#:VAR001815) The Accounting Operations Division Chief/Supervisory Accountant serves under the general direction of the Comptroller in the Financial Services Directorate (FSD). The incumbent manages the Travel Section, accounts payable, and administration of the Purchase and Travel Card Program. The incumbent also ensures compliance with the Library of Congress's (Library) accounting, internal control, and financial systems standards.
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 20, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Cataloging Policy Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001901) This position serves as a Cataloging Policy Specialist in any section of the Policy, Training & Outreach Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services within Library Collection and Services Group at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the Section Head. The Specialist is a senior expert in the programs they administer and as such is responsible for providing information and...
    • Opening Date: March 31, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 21, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001769) The position is located in the Collections Management Division in the Discovery and Preservation Services. Incumbent is responsible for a variety of activities in support of collections inventory control and tracking, both behind-the-scenes activities, e.g. problem resolution, quality control, searching collections storage areas for items not readily found or for which a problem might be present, support of the inventory program; and direct public...
    • Opening Date: March 24, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 21, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Specialist in Natural Resources Policy (Native American Issues) (Vacancy#:VAR001875) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), seeks a Specialist in Natural Resources. The analyst will address natural resources policy with an emphasis on lands, natural resources, and energy and mineral issues in a tribal, American Indian, or Alaska Native context.
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 21, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Latin American Affairs (Vacancy#: GR-FDT22-03) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division is accepting applications under its 2022 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Latin American Affairs. This position will be filled at the GS-09 or GS-11 level.About the Graduate Recruit ProgramInitial appointments under the Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days. Initial appointments are expected to convert...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 22, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-09; GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • nte 10 weeks ( open to all )
    Program Support Assistant (Intern) (AHHA) 2022 The Archives, History and Heritage Advanced (AHHA) Internship Program gives the next generation of diverse archivists and knowledge workers invaluable opportunities to analyze, organize, and interpret collections or programs that help share an inclusive story of the American experience. Internships and projects will heighten visibility and promote accessibility for Library resources that more fully represent the rich cultural and creative heritage of the United...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 25, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • nte 10 weeks ( open to all )
    Program Support Assistant (Intern) (AHHA) 2022 The Archives, History and Heritage Advanced (AHHA) Internship Program gives the next generation of diverse archivists and knowledge workers invaluable opportunities to analyze, organize, and interpret collections or programs that help share an inclusive story of the American experience. Internships and projects will heighten visibility and promote accessibility for Library resources that more fully represent the rich cultural and creative heritage of the United...
    • Opening Date: March 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 25, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Library Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001893) Performs arrangement and description work in a limited body of records that describe digitized materials. Assesses the correctness of item entries in different fields and makes corrections as needed. Identifies duplicate entries. Copies records when needed. Creates new records or modifies existing records as appropriate. Consults with senior staff on a regular basis when correcting or significantly altering database entries.
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Materials Handler Leader (Vacancy#: VAR001843) The Warehouse Materials Handler Team Leader position is located in the Office of Support Operations, Integrated Support Services, (ISS) Logistics Services Division (LOG), Receiving & Warehousing Team. Responsibilities include warehouse duties, assigning work to team members, assisting with personnel and equipment operations, and monitoring progress as necessary to ensure work completion.
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: WL-07
    • Series: 6907
  • nte 1 year ( open to all )
    Work Study Student Program 2021/2022 The Library of Congress Work Study Student Program is a progressive, career development program for local high school students. It combines on-the-job training and career development with classroom instructions and education. Under the program, students earn a federal salary, receive work site supervision and career assistance. Students will get the chance to work part-time when school is in session with the possibility of full-time...
    • Opening Date: May 3, 2021
    • Closing Date: April 29, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0301
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Librarian (Rare Books) (Vacancy#:VAR001837) This position is located in the Law Library, Global Legal Collections Directorate, Collections Services Division. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Collection Manager. The position requires the joint skills of a cataloger and a subject matter expert in rare books, and particularly in incunables. There is a foreign language requirement for this position based on the language of the material being described...
    • Opening Date: March 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: May 2, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0007) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.Applications are retrieved and reviewed weekly through the closing date of this announcement or until all positions are filled.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position is located in the Library of Congress Contracts Section, Office of Contracts and Grants Management. The...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: August 12, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR001684) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM) within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Library of Congress. The incumbent directly reports to the Supervisory Contract Officer and works under the guidance of the Office Automation Assistant in handling a variety of issues, gathering sufficient information from contractors and...
    • Opening Date: September 24, 2021
    • Closing Date: September 23, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001685) 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 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 you...
    • Opening Date: October 4, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 3, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-7/9/11
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR001686) The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position will be utilized throughout the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent prepares contracts and agreements for award and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units.The Library applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Const. Law, Admin. Law, or Courts and Civil Procedure) (Vacancy#:VAR001724) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is currently seeking several Legislative Attorneys for its American Law Division (ALD). The Legislative Attorneys will analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to constitutional law, administrative law, or courts and civil procedure in particular and American public law in general. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing legal research, analysis, and writing in a public...
    • Opening Date: October 19, 2021
    • Closing Date: October 18, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR001753) Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position will be...
    • Opening Date: November 5, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 4, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: LCNC0005) This position serves as a Supervisory Contract Specialist within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This position will be utilized throughout the service unit. The incumbent will serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day operations of the award and administration of purchase orders and contracts for the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: November 17, 2021
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist (Vacancy#: LCNC0006) This position serves as a Supervisory Contract Specialist within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This position will be utilized throughout the service unit. The incumbent will serve as a first line supervisor for a diverse contracts staff, and manage day-to-day operations of the award and administration of purchase orders and contracts for the Library of Congress. The...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: November 16, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    SPP- Register 2022, Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) 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 3, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 30, 2022
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 0301