Chief Copyright Royalty Judge Position Posted on USAJOBS
Issue No. 440 - November 10, 2011

The Library of Congress is conducting a national search for the position of chief copyright royalty judge, AL-0935, to manage overall responsibilities and delegated authority for the oversight and administration of quasi-judicial administrative proceedings for copyright royalties. Applications for the position are due November 28, 2011. The incumbent has full responsibilities and duties assigned to the chief copyright royalty judge pursuant to Chapter 8, title 17, of the United States Code. In addition, certain tasks described herein shall be performed in collaboration with the other copyright royalty judges. The ideal candidate serves as an expert and decision-maker on legal and factual matters on quasi-judicial administrative proceedings in the area of statutory copyright licenses; prepares final determination of copyright royalties; and authorizes the distribution of royalty fees collected under Sections 111, 119, and 1007 of the Copyright Act.

Candidates must be an attorney in good standing and have a minimum of seven years legal experience, including at least five years of experience in adjudications, arbitrations, or court trials.

The hiring process involves initial review of resumes. Please carefully follow all instructions under the How to Apply tab on USAJOBS (www. Your resume is important to this application process. It will be reviewed to determine whether you possess the qualifications referenced in the vacancy announcement. We recommend that you go to the Qualifications and Evaluations section of the job announcement to review the qualifications listed to ensure that your resume reflects your accomplishments in those areas. All applicants are required to submit a resume that provides specific information (to include accomplishments, work experience, and education/training) that clearly describes what you would bring to the position. For additional information, you may email [email protected] or contact 202-707-5627.