Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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Copyright is 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, a service unit of the Library of Congress under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers copyright registrations; 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 Copyright Technology Office (CTO) contributes to the mission of the Copyright Office "to foster creativity" by maintaining data information systems that support the Copyright Office's core line of business functions of registering, examining and cataloging copyright submissions, deposits and documents, and providing information on copyrighted material to the general public. CTO also provides leadership to the Copyright Office in the development and adoption of new technological solutions. Designated the Electronic Copyright Office (ECO), this new system allows the Office to process work more productively, efficiently, and quickly while opening up the process to electronic commerce and submissions that will provide large additional benefits to the general public.
This position is located in the Copyright Technology Office, Copyright Office.
The person selected for this position will work a flexitime work schedule and must be consistently able and willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays based on the operational and service requirements of the Copyright Office as a condition of employment. This position is exempt from compflex and maxiflex work schedules.
The position description number for this position is 306774.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.