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Supervisory Librarian (Acquisition and Collections), Congressional Research Service, Washington D.C.


The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Supervisory Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will serve as the head of the Acquisition and Collections Section, responsible for acquiring and managing access to research materials as well as the management of print and digital collections in CRS. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree or experience are encouraged to apply. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in acquiring print and digital resources in the federal government environment, to meet the needs of information professionals, attorneys and analysts. The incumbent also manages the CRS Library, oversees access to resources and coordinates the review of subscriptions.  The section head works collaboratively with staff across CRS as well as with staff in other parts of the Library of Congress, on acquisitions and collections projects, and to resolve issues.

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 has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. 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.

To learn more about the position, all interested applicants must apply online at USAJOBS       

Closing date: 04/12/2023

Salary: $155,700 – $183,500 per year