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    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is accepting applications under its 2020 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Government Organization and Management with a focus on federal executive budget and management processes. This position will be filled at the GS-11 level (see "Duties" below). 

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    ABOUT THE GRADUATE RECRUIT PROGRAM:

    Initial appointments under the Graduate Recruit Program will be made for a period up to 120 days beginning in the spring/summer of 2020.  Initial appointments are expected to convert to permanent, contingent upon participants' performance and completion of all degree requirements, and availability of funding.  Those students who return to school to complete their advanced degree program may be eligible for a permanent position once they obtain their degree.  

    ABOUT CRS:

    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 shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress, CRS experts assist at every stage of the legislative process—from the early considerations that precede bill  drafting, through committee hearings and floor debate, to the oversight of enacted laws and various agency activities.

    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.

    A legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for nearly a century. 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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    DUTIES:

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst in Government Organization and Management to focus on executive budget and management processes related to development, submission, justification, or execution of the federal budget, performance improvement efforts across the federal government, and oversight of agency performance, including relationships among federal agencies critical to these processes and related congressional procedures. 

    An ideal candidate will have knowledge of the theories, concepts, processes, techniques, principles and/or practices of executive budget and management processes. This includes knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of the executive budget process, as well interrelationships with other key subject area(s), such as government reorganization, human capital principles, and management of key government resources.

    Applicants earning an advanced degree in public policy, public administration, political science or other related social sciences are especially encouraged to apply.

    Strong writing, research, and presentation skills are essential, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience.

    The analyst position carries promotion potential to the GS-15 level.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0101 Social Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559464500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.