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Digital Learning Administrator

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Salary: Salary £21,000 (FTE) per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Chief Librarians Portfolio
Category: Administration and Operational Support
Closing Date: 06/02/2022
Date Posted: 17/01/2022
Reference: 03977



Part Time (21.6hrs per week), Fixed Term 12 months (14.3.22 – 17.3.23)

The British Library's Digital Learning team are looking for a Digital Learning Administrator to manage the administration underpinning our Digital Learning and National Digital Outreach programmes. The British Library’s popular online learning resources support school students, teachers, families and learners of all ages to explore the Library’s world-renowned collection and engage with subject specialists and other leading experts in a number of curriculum areas. Alongside our resource offer, we engage with teachers and students around the UK via National Outreach CPD events and creative campaigns connected to our Discovering Children’s Books and Discovering Literature websites.

This role will be based in the Learning Team, working closely with the Content Manager, National Outreach Manager and Lead Producer for Digital Learning. The British Library’s Learning Team is responsible for leading on the Library’s engagement with school students, teachers, families, community groups and adult learners through its through its onsite and digital learning resources. Crucial to this role will be excellent administrative and organisational skills, as well as open and friendly communication when engaging with teachers, young people or families both digitally or in-person. The candidate will have experience of building digital content and also have some knowledge of or experience in education or the cultural sector.

As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits.  Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimum of 20.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.

For further information and to apply, please visit quoting vacancy ref: 03977

Closing date: 06 February 2022

Interview date: 22/23 February 2022

We are unable to provide sponsorship under the UK Skilled Worker visa for this role, as it does not meet the eligibility criteria required for this immigration route


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