Five Positions- Washington, DC

Position: Deputy Assistant Director and Specialist (American Law Division)
Location: Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC
Salary: $124,406.00 – 187,000.00

Full vacancy announcement available on the AALL Career Center.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing objective, nonpartisan research and analysis to committees and Members of the House and Senate. The CRS American Law Division (ALD) seeks a senior manager to serve as Deputy Assistant Director and Specialist. The selectee will support the Assistant Director in managing ALD, which addresses all legal questions that arise in a legislative context or are otherwise of interest to Congress. Some issues relate to the institutional prerogatives of Congress under the Constitution. Other questions involve constitutional and legal principles of statutory analysis that cross legislative policy areas, such as federalism, commerce powers and individual rights. ALD also focuses on the intricacies of legal precedent and statutory construction as they relate to business, crime, the environment, civil rights, international law and other issues. CRS reports and memoranda, while not legally binding, are used by Members and committees of Congress in their legislative deliberations and decision making. This is a senior leadership position. Applications received for this position will not be considered for any other CRS vacancies. To be considered you must meet the critical competency requirements of the job at the levels described below.

Position: Research Manager-American Law
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $131,767 to $161,900 / per year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Research Manager leads a section of attorneys in the development of research and legal analysis on issues of American law of interest to Congress, including, but not limited to, those related to constitutional law, statutory interpretation, administrative law, and appropriations.

Position: Research Assistant, Domestic Social Policy
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $44,941 to $58,428 / per year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division seeks a Research Assistant (RA) to support research tasks across a broad range of domestic policy issues including: (1) Children and Families issues, especially as related to low-income populations; (2) Domestic Security and Immigration, including crime policy and border security; (3) Education and Labor, including training and the workforce; (4) Health Insurance and Financing, including Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and private health insurance; (5) Health Services, including health workforce and public health; (6) Income Security, including Social Security, pensions, disability and unemployment.

Position: Law Librarian
Location: Federal Library, Washington, DC area

Full posting on the University of Maryland blogMLIS.

LAC Federal, an LAC Group company, is looking for an experienced Metadata and Research Librarian to work at a major Federal Library in the DC area. The Librarian will work with a Federal information center to assist in acquiring, evaluating and synthesizing research and information products focused on scientific research related to food safety and nutrition. We are looking for someone with sufficient knowledge and expertise to collect, track, and store data in databases and communicate the needs of the information center with the agency’s IT specialists. This is a 12 month contract, full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

To apply, please visit:

Position: Law Librarian
Location: LAC Federal, various locations

Full posting on the University of Maryland blogMLIS.

LAC Federal is seeking an experienced Law Librarian with expertise in the use of SharePoint to manage and track legal document workflows, and to create and populate legal and administrative forms in Adobe, Microsoft Word, InfoPath and other tools. This is a 1-2 year full time position (40 hour a week; Monday-Friday) benefited.

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