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"At the Congressional Research Service we consider it a privilege and a calling to work for the
U.S. Congress"   - Daniel P. Mulhollan, Director


Who We Are:


For nearly a century, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has had a long and unique tradition of providing confidential, authoritative and objective analyses to Congress to support its legislative deliberations and oversight activities. Located on Capitol Hill, within the Library of Congress, CRS staff have direct access to committees and Members of both the House and Senate. 


CRS experts identify and clarify policy problems and explore policy options, assess the implications of proposed policy alternatives, monitor and assess program implementation and oversight, and help congressional staff understand legislative procedures and processes.


Career Opportunity:


CRS is currently seeking a senior research manager with the creative and intellectual leadership to lead its Government and Finance Division. This division provides expert research related to finance (including public finance, financial regulation, and macroeconomic policy); government affairs (including functions, effectiveness, and operational relationships across the legislative, executive, and judicial branches; intergovernmental relations; and legislative procedures). 


If selected as the head of the Government and Finance Division, you will contribute to the CRS mission by:

  • Leading, planning, directing and evaluating the research and analyses of the Government and Finance division to ensure activities are fully aligned with the legislative needs of the Congress and with CRS priorities, goals, and policies.
  • Ensuring all research and analysis produced by the division is of the highest quality and meets CRS's standards of objectivity, non-partisanship, balance, timeliness, legislative relevance, authoritativeness and accessibility.
  • Serving as a chief advisor to the Director, counseling the Director on all aspects of the research management and operations of CRS, and recommending specific policies and procedures for improving the Service's overall quality, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Serving as a principal representative to committees and officers of the United States Congress, other legislative agencies and the Library of Congress, executive departments and agencies, professional organizations, universities, and other research organizations on the broadest matters related to CRS research, policy and organization.

Salary and Benefits:


Working in a dynamic and engaging environment, you will benefit from working as part of a team of approximately 700 employees, including 350 policy analyst, attorneys, and experts in a variety of disciplines - from law, economics and foreign affairs to defense and homeland security, public administration, education, health care immigration energy, environmental protection, science and technology. 


The position is being offered at the Senior Level ($144,996-$162.900).  Applications will be accepted through March 26, 2009.  For more information and to apply online please click here.


CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.


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