Librarian (Law-Legal Research Analyst) – Library of Congress – Washington, DC


The Legal Research Analyst works under the broad supervision of managers from divisions within the Law Library (1) analyzing legal materials including but not limited to laws, treaties, regulations, and court decisions of foreign jurisdictions, and international legal principles; (2) responding orally and in writing to inquiries requiring proficient skills in conducting legal and legislative research involving the law of particular jurisdictions and international law; and (3) communicating with Law Library users and staff by assisting in their research work and preparing Law Library work products for publishing and distribution.

To successfully perform the duties of this position, the incumbent must (1) demonstrate the ability to apply accepted research techniques and utilize broad knowledge in applying domestic and international legal and legislative principles and concepts; (2) possess expert proficiency in analyzing global legal issues and preparing informative documents using legal and research materials in foreign languages; and (3) have proficient oral and written communications skills to maintain efficient and effective collaboration with staff and present complex legal principles, concepts, and issues to culturally and educationally diverse audiences. Fluency in English, working proficiency in at least one foreign language, preferably Slavic and/or Turkic languages. This position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library.

(Vacancy #: VAR000355)
Opening Date: May 23, 2018

Closing Date: June 20, 2018

Salary:  $68,036 to $88,450 per year

Pay scale and grade: GS 11

Work Schedule: Full Time – Flexitime

Appointment type: Permanent
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