December 11, 2013
The Library of Congress offers many exciting permanent and temporary opportunities for employment. The Library adheres to a formal Merit Selection Plan in filling vacancies.
6 current job openings-
Information Technology Specialist (Operating Systems) (Vacancy #: 130127)
GS-2210-14 — Office of Strategic Initiatives — $105,211.00 - $136,771.00
Opening Date: Nov 19, 2013
Closing Date: Dec 11, 2013
Develops policies, procedures, and strategies ensuring optimization and integration in the installation, configuration, and maintenance of the operating systems environment Library-wide.. Analyzes the effectiveness of operating and network systems and develops fine-tuning techniques to improve application and operating system performance. Oversees coordinated efforts to plan for and acquire Information Technology (IT) systems for Library-wide automated systems.
Library Technician (Processing Technician) (Vacancy #: 130131)
GS-1411-08 — Library Services (located in the Office of Library Services, Collections) — $46,745.00 - $60,765.00
Opening Date: Nov 25, 2013
Closing Date: Dec 24, 2013
The Processing Technician position is located in the Moving Image Section, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound (MBRS) Division at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC). Incumbent reports to the Section Head and is responsible for the accessioning, processing, conservation, and reference servicing of the moving image collections of the Library of Congress. This position is located in the Office of Library Services, Collections and Services, MBRS Division, Moving Image Section.
Completes complex searches to identify the relationship of the piece in hand to the collection as a whole, identifying variant editions, and slipping them with annotated slips to facilitate the cataloging process. Using wide range of in-depth knowledge, the incumbent independently performs the following tasks: Following extensive library rules, procedures, and operations, processes and prepares library collections for use, preservation and storage. Receives incoming collections. Distinguishes the type of material, and separates and properly distributes all types of library collection items for processing; completes appropriate forms and/or data records for accessioning, recording, and statistical reports. For the most complex materials, uses primary bibliographic databases, receives and sorts materials into categories and identifies duplicates. Accessions newly received material. Prepares materials for long-term storage and/or digital conversion. Performs basic conservation on materials as needed, including re-housing, cleaning, rewinding and labeling. Prints and attaches labels and barcodes.
Librarian (LAW) (Vacancy #: 130147)
GS-1410-11 — Law Library (Public Services Division, Directorate of Law Library Services) — $62,467.00 - $81,204.00
Opening Date: Dec 10, 2013
Closing Date: Jan 13, 2014
The Law Library of Congress seeks a legal reference librarian with education and experience (1) providing legal and legislative information services to diverse and demanding clients in a large law library or similar legal information organization; and (2) creating, organizing and managing web content for dynamic websites. Qualified candidates with both Juris Doctor and Masters in Library/Information Science degrees from accredited universities with appropriate training and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Attorney Advisor (General) (Vacancy #: 130139)
GS-0905-12 — Copyright — $74,782.00 - $97,333.00
Opening Date: Dec 5, 2013
Closing Date: Dec 19, 2013
Limited to the staff of the Library of Congress
Copyright is 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 United States Copyright Office, a service unit of the Library of Congress under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers copyright registrations; provides collections materials to the Library through voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright chain of title; administers statutory license provisions of the law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world???s largest database of copyright public records; and, provides information and reference services to the public.
Computer Assistant - Automation Support Technician (Vacancy #: 130133)
GS-0335-09 — Copyright — $51,630.00 - $67,114.00
Opening Date: Dec 9, 2013
Closing Date: Jan 3, 2014
Current Department employees - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE COMPYRIGHT TECHNOLOGY OFFICE OF THE COPYRIGHT OFFICE DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION) TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE.
The Computer Assistant - Automation Support Technician, reports to one of three team leads in the Copyright Technology Office of Copyright. This position is located in the Copyright Technology Office of Copyright. The position description number for this position is 262259. 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. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement. The Computer Assistant - Automation Support Technician incumbent is responsible for supporting the work of the Copyright Office by efficiently installing, testing, evaluating and assisting with workstations throughout the Copyright Office, providing technical customer support, and assisting with various tasks related to Information Technology Operations. As part of the Information Technology Service Operations team, the Computer Assistant is responsible for assuring the highest level of quality and security for Copyright desktops, applications, and systems. While performing technical administration and support activities, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring proper handling and security of all Library and Copyright Office materials.
Head, Program Section (Vacancy #: 130154)
GS-0301-14 — Congressional Research Service (Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU)) — $105,211.00 - $136,771.00
Opening Date: Nov 25, 2013
Closing Date: Dec 16, 2013
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU) is seeking to fill the position of Head, Program Section. The Program Section coordinates a variety of CRS programs, seminars, and events (including broadcast, web-based, and other technologies) for Members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress. The selectee will directly supervise a highly skilled team of Public Affairs Coordinators and others, and will lead the planning, coordination, and implementation of a wide range of major programs and services related to congressional client education and outreach. Program Section activities include:
1. Coordinating regularly-scheduled training programs in legislative processes and procedures;
2. Supporting programs and seminars on the federal budget, federal law, and public policy issues;
3. Coordinating policy programs for new Members of Congress and orientations to CRS services for permanent congressional staff and for congressional interns;
4. Coordinating other events for the U.S. Congress and for CRS managers and staff;
5. Providing information to congressional clients about CRS programs, products, and services; and
6. Designing, developing, and recommending congressional outreach efforts.