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LIBRARIAN (RESEARCH SPECIALIST)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is recruiting for an Information Research Specialist to serve in the Government and Finance Consulting Section of the CRS Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The incumbent will focus on public policy issue areas such as federal tax policy; banking and insurance policy; federal fiscal and monetary policy; small and minority business assistance and federal economic development policy; insurance industry oversight and regulation; and U.S. income and wealth distribution. This position is being offered at the GS-9 level ($43,365 - $56,371); promotion potential is to the GS-13 level ($74,782 - $97,213).
CRS Information Research Specialists provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients. Duties include searching pertinent online resources; examining publications, electronic resources, and trends in a variety of areas; developing knowledge of collections for use in performing research tasks; and assisting in the creation and maintenance of databases, web pages, shared folders and other information systems to meet the demands for reference and information research support. Candidates possessing an MLS/MIS degree and background in economics 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 #050221 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by August 31, 2005. Located within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.