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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 opening 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.

In the meantime we’ll keep you posted on any changes and let you know as soon as our buildings can reopen.


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Job TitleCategorySalaryLocationClose DateApplyFavourites
Reading Room Team Leader x 6Reading Rooms and Customer Services£26,000 per annumSt Pancras07/11Apply for Reading Room Team Leader x 6
Reading Room Security Team Leader x3Reading Rooms and Customer Services£26,000 per annumSt Pancras07/11Apply for Reading Room Security Team Leader x3
Data Protection & Clearance Officer x 4Collection Care, Curation & ConservationSalary £26,000 per annumSt Pancras07/11Apply for Data Protection & Clearance Officer x 4
Reporting ExpertHuman ResourcesSalary £29,000 per annumBoston Spa09/11Apply for Reporting Expert
Interpretation ManagerCollection ManagementSalary £32,000 per annumSt Pancras07/11Apply for Interpretation Manager
HR AdvisorsHuman ResourcesSalary BSP £29,000 STP £32,000 per annBoston Spa or St Pancras26/10Apply for HR Advisors
Legal & Contracts AdvisorFinanceSalary BSP £35,750 STP £39,000 per anBoston Spa or St Pancras31/10Apply for Legal & Contracts Advisor
Assistant Repository Services SpecialistCataloguers, Reference and ResearchBSP £23,250 - STP £26,000 per annumBoston Spa or St Pancras03/11Apply for Assistant Repository Services Specialist
LWM Research Software EngineerCataloguers, Reference and ResearchSalary £39,000 per annumSt Pancras07/11Apply for LWM Research Software Engineer
BL Labs Project ManagerProject ManagementSalary £35,750 (BSP) £39,000 (STP)Boston Spa or St Pancras21/11Apply for BL Labs Project Manager
Individual Giving ManagerStrategy, Development, CommercialSalary £35,750 (BSP) £39,000 (STP)Boston Spa or St Pancras31/10Apply for Individual Giving Manager

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