Contract Specialist

Washington D.C.
Apr 21, 2017
May 23, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

In partnership with our customers, our team applies sound and innovative business strategies and techniques to provide timely, effective, and seamless acquisition and grant support that enables the Library to fulfill its mission. The incumbent serves as a Contract Specialist for the Library of Congress programs to solicit, award, and administers contracts for Library Service Units.

This position is located in the Office of Contracts and Grants Management, Contracting Office, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Librarian.

A.) A 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree with a major in any field; OR

B.) At least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields: accounting, business, finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management.

C.) Exceptions: Employees in GS-1102 positions will be considered to have met the standard for positions they occupy on January 1, 2000. Employees who occupy GS-1102 positions at grades 5 through 12 will be considered to meet the basic requirements for other GS-1102 positions up to and including those classified at GS-12. This includes positions at other agencies and promotions up through grade 12. However, employees must meet specialized experience requirements when seeking another position.

You must provide a legible copy of your college transcripts at the time you submit your application. Please attach your transcripts to your online application. Failure to submit the required documentation at the time of application will eliminate you from further consideration. Official documents will be required if selected.

The position description number for this position is 058634.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position may work a flexitime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.


Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

Knowledge of the Federal contracting laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.**

Ability to solicit, evaluate, negotiate, award, and administer contracts.**

Ability to analyze and solve problems related to contractual issues and make recommendations.**

Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to focus on the customer.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

No additional requirements to those listed above.

Not Applicable

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