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    Summary

    The Law Librarian of Congress manages the Law Library of Congress, housing the largest collection of United States and foreign legal literature in the world. The legal collections represent all known legal systems, including common law, civil law, and religious and customary law jurisdictions. The Law Library of Congress, its staff, and collections support the legal reference and research needs of the United States Congress. The Law Librarian of Congress exercises final responsibility for the Law Library budget, management of staff, policy administration and development, and overall operational effectiveness. The Law Librarian serves as a member of the Library of Congress Executive Committee (EC) and participates in the overall management of the Library of Congress.

    This position is located in the Office of the Law Librarian.

    The position description number for this position is 129170.

    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 are not authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    Plans and manages broad, emerging, and/or critical agency programs or operations. Program-related activities include program strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, and resource management. Reviews and evaluates organizational activities and advises senior management regarding the accomplishments and evaluation of program goals.

    Assesses the economic impact, feasibility, practicality, and effectiveness of existing and/or proposed legislation, standards, regulations, and/or policies in order to develop, review, and/or approve high-level policies that have a broad impact on significant agency programs and/or mission areas.

    Directs the work of the organization, providing administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.

    Contacts, advises, and collaborates with high-ranking officials, such as agency heads, top congressional staff officials, state executives, legislative leaders, and/or executives of comparable private sector organizations.

    Reports directly to the Librarian of Congress, and in addition to overseeing the planning, administration, direction, and operation of the Law Library, serves as a member of the Library of Congress Executive Committee, the senior policy body in the Library.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Anyone may apply - 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.

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