September 02, 2015
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-
Accountant (Operating Accountant) (Vacancy #: 150179)
GS-0510-09 — Library Services — $52,668.00 - $68,465.00
Opening Date: Aug 17, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 8, 2015
The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Section Head, Finance and Accounting (F&A). The incumbent performs professional work in assisting with the evaluation of financial data and records transactions in financial records. The incumbent prepares and analyzes financial statements, records and reports in support of Business Enterprises. The work requires broad knowledge of theories, practices, methods, and technique of governmental and cost accounting, budgeting, preparation and analysis of financial statements, trends and organizational or program practices, policies government accounting policies and procedures and Library of Congress directives.
Lead Information Technology Specialist (Web Metrics) (Vacancy #: 150162)
GS-2210-14 — Office of Strategic Initiatives — $107,325.00 - $139,523.00
Opening Date: Aug 26, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 10, 2015
The Web Metrics Team Lead serves as a Senior IT Specialist within a specialized team that produces and analyzes web metrics for the Library of Congress website(s) and social media channels. The incumbent serves as a Team Lead in a group that works with existing metrics and survey tools, researches new products and services, and analyzes survey and web traffic data. The Web Metrics team is responsible for quantitative and qualitative data analysis, producing reports, developing dashboards, and creating and presenting formal and informal metrics-focused presentations. The team also configures and maintains enterprise metrics tools, including technical troubleshooting, and creates documentation. The team provides internal customer support for metrics tools, and explains and translates report data for internal end-users.
Budget Officer (Vacancy #: 150170)
00-0560-SL — Office of the Librarian (Office of the Chief Financial Officer) — $121,956.00 - $168,700.00
Opening Date: Jul 29, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 18, 2015
The position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Budget Officer is responsible for a full range of budgetary management operations necessary to support the Library's programs and personnel. Specifically, the incumbent is responsible for the formulation, presentation, and execution of the budget for the Library of Congress and is Acting CFO in the absence of the CFO.
The Budget Officer directs a wide range of analytical, technical, managerial, and advisory functions related to the budgetary process. Schedules and coordinates the efforts of the budget staff, service units and other staff offices to produce an integrated congressional budget justification for the Library of Congress. In preparing and justifying the budget, the Budget Officer is responsible for developing and/or editing justification statements for requested multi-year and no-year funding; formulating briefing materials and preparing agency head and leadership for appropriations hearings, to include preparing oral and written testimony; providing expert advice to Library officials on budgetary policy; and presenting and defending the Library's congressional budget justification to appropriations committee staff.
Accounting Technician(Copyright) (Vacancy #: 150167)
GS-0525-06 — Copyright — $38,747.00 - $50,374.00
Opening Date: Aug 17, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 3, 2015
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current Agency Employees - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBLITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No
JOB SUMMARY: About the Agency
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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers the national copyright registrations system; 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.
The Receipt Analysis and Control Division is responsible for the intake and initial processing of service requests and other requests arriving by mail, processing of fees, maintenance of deposit accounts, and out-processing of completed requests. In-Processing staff creates the service request tracking record(s) in the system, scanning certain materials and marking and tagging deposits, placing scanned materials in temporary storage and forwarding unscanned materials for further processing.
Analyst in U.S. Defense Budget (Vacancy #: 150185)
GS-0101-14 — Congressional Research Service (Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division) — $107,325.00 - $139,523.00
Opening Date: Aug 3, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 8, 2015
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division is seeking an Analyst in U.S. Defense Budget to track and analyze policy issues related to the U.S. defense budget, especially interrelationships with key aspects of national security policy and the legislative and executive budget process.
The analyst will provide objective, expert policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff, including preparing objective, authoritative, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on policy issues of national or international significance; providing personal assistance as a national expert on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing and evaluating legislative proposals; and planning and leading multi-disciplinary team research projects and seminars.
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.
Applied Research Statistician/Methodologist (Vacancy #: 150197)
GS-1350-13 — Congressional Research Service (Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division) — $90,823.00 - $118,069.00
Opening Date: Aug 20, 2015
Closing Date: Sep 17, 2015
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division is seeking an Applied Research Statistician/Methodologist to support policy research for the U.S.
The Applied Research Statistician/Methodologist will support quantitative research analyses undertaken by policy analysts throughout CRS. This position is not intended for theoretical statisticians. Rather, the ideal candidate will have a degree in statistics with extensive experience in an applied, policy research setting or a degree in a social science discipline or related field with advanced skills in statistics.