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    The American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Law Librarian to support the work of the United States Congress.

    The Law Librarian is responsible for providing legal reference and information research services to congressional clients, legislative attorneys, and policy analysts; developing search techniques and files for handling specific types of requests; searching Library of Congress, CRS, and external electronic resources in response to requests for information; examining publications, electronic resources, and trends in a variety of areas; developing knowledge of collections for use in performing research tasks; and assisting with the creation and maintenance of databases, web pages, collaborative tools, and other information systems.

    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 is a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill.

    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.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    The tour of duty for this position is full-time.

    The position description number for this position is 060373.

    The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

    The incumbent of this position is eligible to work a flexitime or compflex work schedule.

    RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED FOR THE PERSON(S) SELECTED UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.

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    Responsibilities

    Participates in specialized or technical research projects or studies to prepare projects in support of legal policy issues.

    Solves moderately complex legal research problems in response to existing or anticipated requests or assignments.

    Provides legal and legislative reference services utilizing technically complex resources and specialized finding aids.

    Locates information, often of a specialized or technical nature, from a wide variety of published and unpublished sources and electronic databases.

    Compiles information packages for clientele, prepares a broad range of literature guides, and develops resources directories.

    Organizes and analyzes specialized information that pertains to a specific topic or field.

    Reviews and analyzes training needs and services, and explains information to groups and individuals with varying levels of understanding or knowledge of subjects.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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