United States House of Representatives, Office of the Clerk
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
Office of the Clerk
Position Available: Research Assistant
Vacancy Announcement Number: CLK-004-11
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: August 15, 2011
Salary Level/Range: Up to $47,110.00
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate
Assists in creating and updating print and electronic publications and materials relating to the history of the House. Provides specialized historical reference and research assistance to Members, congressional staff, and the general public. Assists in the compilation and writing of historical information relative to the history of the U.S. House of Representatives, including biographical and bibliographic materials. Examines, assesses, and interprets evidence of past events and prepares material for possible inclusion in the official House historical files.
Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner. The ability to edit and proofread documents, along with strong organizational, oral, and written communication skills is essential. Familiarity with HTML/SGML, ProQuest, and Lexis/Nexis coupled with experience utilizing Web sites and LIST/SERVS is required. At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in either history, political science, public history, or related experience. Ability to work in a team-oriented work environment is required. Must be competent in the operation of IBM-PC compatibles, detail-oriented, and able to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
No telephone calls please. Interested individuals should fax, mail or email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
Ms. Erin Hromada
Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will. EOE.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Government and Public Service
Political History / Studies