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Please note that Recruitment Website will not be available during the below time period:

18:00 on Friday 3rd February until 05:00 on Monday 6th February

The downtime is due to the primary data center upgrade by the service provider.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Welcome to the British Library recruitment system.  Take a look at our current vacancies and if you are interested in applying for one or more, please create an account using the 'Register Now' link.

If you already work for the British Library (including Agency), you must apply for vacancies using the HR Self Service Portal.

Our physical sites in London and Boston Spa are now open to visitors and staff but to ensure the safety of all, this will not be to full capacity for a while.

You can continue to view and apply for vacancies and monitor what stage your application is at as normal and we will endeavour to keep you up to date at all times, if you have a specific query please email us at and one of the Team will respond to you as soon as possible.

We continuing to look at alternative ways to manage current and future vacancies in a way that removes the need for unnecessary travel and face to face contact which could include functionality such as Skype or Zoom technology.



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Job TitleCategorySalaryLocationClose DateApplyFavourites
Stakeholder & Engagement ManagerStrategy, Development, CommercialSalary £39,000 per annumSt Pancras12/02Apply for Stakeholder & Engagement Manager
Lead Curator Black StudiesCulture and Learning£39,000 per annumSt Pancras26/02Apply for Lead Curator Black Studies
Finance AdministratorFinance £19,500 Per Annum Pro RataBoston Spa06/02Apply for Finance Administrator
Copyright ExecutiveAdministration and Operational Support£32,000 per annumSt Pancras26/02Apply for Copyright Executive
Curator Cont Arch MSS P and P LifeCataloguers, Reference and Research£32,000 per annumSt Pancras07/02Apply for Curator Cont Arch MSS P and P Life
Curator, North American Published CollectionsCollection Care, Curation & Conservation£32,000 Per Annum Pro RataSt Pancras06/02Apply for Curator, North American Published Collections
Head of Building ServicesSecurity and Facilities Management£48,750 per annumSt Pancras06/02Apply for Head of Building Services
Metadata specialistInformation Technology and Development£23,250 Per AnnumBoston Spa12/02Apply for Metadata specialist
Security Manager - Control RoomSecurity and Facilities Management£32,000 + additional roster allowanceSt Pancras12/02Apply for Security Manager - Control Room
Sustainability ManagerSecurity and Facilities Management£39,000 per annumSt Pancras19/02Apply for Sustainability Manager

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