Congressional Research Service
101 Independence Ave, SE
District Of Columbia, USA
LIBRARIAN (RESEARCH SPECIALIST)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Information Research Specialist to serve in the CRS Information Research Division (INF), which provides Congress with customized information research and reference assistance. INF staff respond to congressional requests with written reports, selected materials, electronic files, Web pages and other electronic products designed to meet the needs of Congress for continuous access to information and research across the wide spectrum of public policy issues. This position is being offered at the GS-13 level ($72,108 - $93,742).
The Information Research Specialist will serve as a subject matter expert on religion/comparative religions and will combine knowledge of the subject matter with advanced research methodologies to analyze and solve highly complex research problems; provide reference services; write information research reports, legislative histories, and other types of documents; and identify, examine and evaluate major publications, electronic resources, and trends in a variety of research policy areas, with emphasis on religion/comparative religions. Other duties include creating and maintaining databases, web pages, shared folders and other information systems to assist CRS analysts on policy issues related to religion/comparative religions. Candidates possessing an MLS/MIS degree and background or interest in religion 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 #040139 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by June 30, 2004.
CRS, located within the Library of Congress, is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to enhancing workforce diversity.