Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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Current Department employees - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF the Copyright Office, In-Processing Section, 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 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 over 37 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.
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U. S. Code) to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. The United States Copyright Office, under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, is a service unit of the Library of Congress and administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and federal government agencies on legal and policy matters relating to copyright; represents the nation internationally on issues pertaining to copyright; administers the national copyright registration program; provides collections materials to the Library of Congress through the voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright including assignments, licenses and other records relating to chain of title; administers the statutory license provisions of the Copyright Law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world’s largest database of public records relating to copyright; 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 in the eCO system, scanning registration materials, marking, tagging and forwarding deposits, placing scanned materials in temporary storage and forwarding unscanned materials for further processing. This position is located in the Copyright Office, Receipt Analysis & Control Division, In-Processing Section. The position description number for this position is 198798. This position has no promotion potential. 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 supervisory, non-bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.