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Research Librarians, Government and Finance Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks two Research Librarians for the Research & Library Services Section of the Government & Finance Division. The section broadly supports the work of Congress in issue areas including congressional administration and process; elections; executive branch management, organization, and oversight; federalism and emergency management; government budgeting and appropriations; insurance and banking; judicial branch operations; and taxation.

This Research Librarian position will provide research and library services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing on the areas of government and finance generally and in particular congressional administration and process; elections; and executive branch management, organization, and oversight.

Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree and background working in a library, information center, or research organization are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with public speaking in an instructional capacity is desired.

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.


CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online at

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