Job Overview


The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library, with more than 155 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and almost 40 million items online. Located primarily on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

The Lead Auditor position reports to the Assistant Inspector General for Audits.  This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), an independent office within the Library of Congress (Library) as defined by 2 USC 185 (input location). The position description number for this position is 114642. 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, non-bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.


The Lead Auditor serves as Team Leader and senior auditor and is responsible for planning, conducting, and reporting on audits of Library of Congress programs and operations, and for assisting the Assistant Inspector General for Audits in managing other auditors' work. The OIG is responsible for conducting or overseeing all audits relating to programs and operations of the Library of Congress. Auditing includes planning, conducting, and reporting on findings and recommendations to increase economy, efficiency, and effectiveness by preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the administration of Library of Congress programs and operations.