Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Public Affairs Coordinator to join a team of professionals in the Program Section of the Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU). The Public Affairs Coordinator will assist management with logistical and administrative support necessary to deliver programs, seminars, and events for Members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress, and will assist with major programs and services related to education and outreach for CRS's congressional clients.
The COU Program Section is responsible for activities including, but not limited to:
- Coordinating regularly-scheduled training programs in legislative processes and procedures;
- Supporting programs and seminars on the federal budget, federal law, and public policy issues;
- Coordinating policy programs for new Members of Congress and orientation to CRS services for permanent congressional staff and for congressional interns;
- Coordinating other events for the U.S. Congress and for CRS managers and staff;
- Providing and presenting information to congressional clients about CRS programs, products, and services;
- Entering requests from congressional clients for research and analysis into an electronic client relationship management system for assignment to analysts, attorneys, and information professionals.
Individuals with event planning coordination experience and knowledge of the rules, procedures, organization, and operations of the U.S. Congress are strongly encouraged to apply.
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 nearly a century.
CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.
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