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Congressional Research Service, Washington DC
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Law Librarian to serve in the American Law Consulting Section of the CRS Knowledge Services Group. The incumbent will work a part-time (20 hours per week) schedule. Salary range is $20.71 - $27.01 hourly.
The Law Librarian will work collaboratively with attorneys in the CRS American Law Division and policy analysts in other CRS research divisions covering legal, legislative and oversight issues. Duties include providing comprehensive legal and legislative reference services; performing complex legal, legislative and informational database searches; and initiating, planning and implementing research projects in support of legal policy issues. The incumbent will also assist in planning and managing a law library collection for CRS and help establish criteria for expanding or enhancing law library collections, brief CRS and congressional staff on best information research practices, serve as faculty at CRS-sponsored seminars, and provide training on information resources. Candidates possessing an MLS/MIS degree and background or interest in law are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants must either apply online (preferred) at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo or call (202) 707-5627 to request an applicant job kit. Please refer to vacancy #050198 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by August 10, 2005. Located within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to enhancing workforce diversity.