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Congressional Research Service

Analyst in International Trade and Finance

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in International Trade and Finance to join its International Trade and Finance Section.

Applicants should have experience conducting sophisticated analysis of international trade and economics, knowledge of the U.S. legislative branch and its operations, and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. The work can require rapid response to emerging policy issues during active legislative processes. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in international economics and trade, with some experience analyzing major foreign economies. Strong research, analytical, writing, and presentation skills are essential, and applicants with an advanced degree in economics are strongly encouraged to apply.

The analyst will prepare authoritative, objective, and non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive and background reports and other products that analyze the international trade and finance policy of the United States and global economic developments; provide personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on such policies throughout the legislative process; and participate in or lead team research projects and seminars.

The analyst is also expected to enhance over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels. The analyst may support research analyses undertaken throughout CRS.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity.  Interested applicants must apply online http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/.

Analyst in Transgender Policy

The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Transportation Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on transportation policy including logistics and/or urban planning policy. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of transportation policy and associated legislative and regulatory issues and interrelationships with international trade and/or urban development.

This position requires the ability to utilize analytical methods and techniques to analyze policy issues for the U.S. Congress. Applicants should be comfortable with quantitative approaches in research and familiar with transportation policy issues with an emphasis on surface and/or maritime transportation and interrelationships of transportation policy issues with international trade and/or urban and regional development. Strong writing and presentation skills, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience, are required.

Analyst duties include preparing objective, non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive background reports on issues of national significance; providing personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on public policy issues throughout the legislative process; and participating in or coordinating team research projects and seminars. The employee is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide public policy and legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS is a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation’s best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply online http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/.

Section Research Manager

The Section Research Manager leads the Income Security Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues covered by the section include Social Security (retirement and disability programs), private pensions, retirement savings, Unemployment Insurance, workers compensation, and general labor market issues.

Duties include:

  • Ensuring that the work results in objective, authoritative analysis with which the Congress can assess the consequences of legislative/policy options;
  • Proactively establishing relationships with committees of jurisdiction, building long-term relationships with clients, and taking initiative to seek out new congressional contacts for CRS;
  • Managing congressional requests, concerns, and needs in policy areas within the research management responsibility of the section;
  • Collaborating with other managers to ensure an integrative approach to the work by fully identifying significant policy problems facing the Congress, developing analytical approaches to address these problems, and applying appropriate resources;
  • Managing and supervising policy analysts, including communicating performance standards and expectations to staff, observing staff performance, giving feedback, and assessing performance; and
  • Performing special assignments as directed by the Assistant/Deputy Assistant Director.

Candidates with research and research management experience in issues covered by the Income Security Section, and who have strong interpersonal skills and are capable of leading a highly motivated and talented research staff committed to providing Congress the highest level of nonpartisan, authoritative, objective policy analysis are encouraged to apply.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation’s best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its committees and Members.

CRS is fully committed to workforce diversity. Interested applicants must apply onlinehttp://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/.