Welcome to Chester Beatty’s career opportunities page. Here you will find information on current vacancies and contact information for our Human Resources Department. The Chester Beatty (CB) contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The Collection is principally focused on the written word and its associated painted and printed images.

Current Vacancies

We currently have no vacancies.

One of Ireland’s National Cultural Institutions, the Chester Beatty is a public charitable trust established under the will of the late Sir Alfred Chester Beatty and is governed by a Board of Trustees. Employees are employed by the Trustees of the Library, but as CB is just over 80% funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, it is also a registered Public Sector Body.

The Chester Beatty is an equal opportunities employer

Vacancies for permanent posts or temporary positions are normally filled by way of competition following any or all of the following:
• Posting on this website
• Posting on and/or other relevant recruitment websites.

Our recruitment process may include any or all of the following components:

• Application by application form or covering letter and CV
• Psychometric testing
• Interview
• Security clearance
• Pre-employment Medical check

We receive a large number of enquiries regarding employment – while we respond to all enquiries unfortunately it is not possible for us to retain applications or CVs on file. All data received relating to the recruitment will be held in line with the Library’s record retention and data protection policies.

For any HR related enquiries please email

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Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

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Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92