POSITION SUMMARY: The Library of Congress (Library) Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM) requires contract support services, to include assisting in acquisition planning, document generation, and contract administration. This is a temporary project that may last up to 8 months. The OCGM team provides contract services for the Library. The OCGM team is currently comprised of approximately twenty (20) Contract Specialists/Contracting Officers with varying degrees of experience. As a Legislative Branch Agency, the Library is not subject to the same statues and regulations the cover Executive Branch agencies; however the Library adopts significant portions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) in awarding contracts. OCGM uses the commercial contract writing application, the Momentum Acquisition Module supported by CGI Federal, LLC. The Library‘s operating hours are from 6:30 AM through 6:30 PM, Monday thru Friday (excluding Federal holidays or other closings). RESPONSIBILTIES: Provides procurement support and acquisition assistance for various projects. Services are intended for organizational support for both pre-award and post-award acquisition services. Provide contractor-provided services to review and advise on the content of requisitions and supporting documentation; draft solicitation and contract documentation; support contract administration activities; and assemble and maintain complete contract file documentation for the range of goods and services required by the Library. Assist in the filing of contract documents, award documents, memoranda, and supporting documentation. Provide assistance for contracting and acquisition support tasks for projects for the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Conduct activities that may include: - Assisting in the preparation and filing of contract documents, award documents, memoranda, and supporting documentation. - Performing market research and data analysis to assist Government personnel with acquisition strategies or program management alternatives - Preparing analysis to support the documentation for source selections to include support for Past Performance Assessment and Proposal Pricing Reviews - Entering proposal data into automated source selection systems - Preparing documentation and analysis to support cost, schedule and technical analysis of contractor performance on a wide variety of projects encompassing services, supplies, research and development and major integrated projects - Independently researching government directives and policies as well as applicable statutes to research issues in areas of responsibility - Compiling information and performs assessments - Participating in and supports meetings and program reviews - Performing outreach and liaison responsibilities - Preparing drafts of written materials - Analyzing and making recommendations on automated system features EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and zero to two years of related (government acquisition) experience; however, the minimum requirement of this positions are as follows: Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and one year of related (Federal Government acquisition) experience. Bachelor's degree is desired. Bachelor's degree is required if the individual has only one year of Government acquisition experience. DAWIA or FAC-C Level I certification is desired. Experience using the Momentum Acquisition Module or similar electronic acquisition software is desired. The clearance level required is dependent on the type of clearance supported by our client. Work under this contract is unclassified. However, the Library of Congress has a contractor suitability program, including the conduct of background investigations on contractor personnel who will have regular, ongoing, unescorted access to the Library‘s buildings, grounds, collections, or information technology systems to ensure they meet basic standards of honesty and trustworthiness. The Library does not determine the suitability of employees to work for the contractor firm that hires them. The Library‘s interest is in determining whether the contractor personnel should be granted access to Library facilities greater than the access that would be afforded to a member of the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.