Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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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.
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.
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 immigration law and other legal requirements are met, and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Staff Assistant to the Librarian of Congress and for the Office of the Librarian. The incumbent works closely with the Librarian of Congress, the Deputy Library of Congress, the Librarian's confidential assistant and the Office staff to coordinate the overall administrative and office management activities for The Librarian of Congress. The individual assists with managing the Librarian's correspondences, conducts transcriptions, prepares reports, letters and speeches, and in collaboration with the Confidential Assistant maintains the Librarian's calendar. Assists the Librarian in preparing for meetings with various groups and individuals.
The position description number for this position is 61693.
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 are not authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.