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If you'd like to apply or inquire about one of these positions, please call or email Human Resources 214-887-5220 or humanresources@dts.edu. You can also download the employment application.

At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for any position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. A two-year commitment is required.

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Current Openings

Part-Time Receptionist

Department: Financial Aid
Hours: 20 hours per week
Available: August 1, 2014
Salary: $11 per hour

Job Description: This Receptionist is responsible for providing support to the Financial Aid Department, by assisting current, prospective, and incoming students. This position also collaborates with the Advising Center Team.

Job Duties:
  • Greet and assist students and visitors to the Advising Center
  • Assist with Scholarship and Direct Loan questions
  • Provide general office assistance as needed (data entry, department filing, etc.)
  • ·Gain a working knowledge of all areas of the Financial Aid Office; field as many questions as possible
  • Type correspondence for department
  • Collect financial aid applications, scholarship thank you letters, etc.
  • Produce and distribute scholarship award letters
  • Process Emergency Aid applications
  • Prepare and send monthly newsletter, “Good Steward"
  • Maintain the department’s forms and resources
  • Perform other tasks as directed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Must have a positive personality. Must be detail oriented. Must be able to work with little supervision. Must be able to multi-task and work with interruptions. Must have good computer skills, writing skills, and excellent telephone etiquette. Confidentiality is a must. Office experience and a knowledge of both CARS and Adobe Professional helpful. Must be able to type at least 55 words per minute. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Part-Time Systems Technician

Department: Information Technology
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $14-$17 per hour

Job Description: The Systems Technician will support the Senior Systems Analyst and all other IT managers as needed. This position is responsible to the S. Systems Analyst for assignments related to: support, design, configuration, recovery, and operational management of a portion of the Windows, Apple, and Linux infrastructuring and related office technology. This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation and administration of many aspects of the IT office. The Systems Technician should be focused on project completion, and will collaborate with IT teams to provide both assistance and expertise. This position is also expected to provide specific management and maintenance of designated systems running Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Linux, and Apple OSX in support of DTS’ technology.

Job Duties:

·         Provide systems level support

·         Keep specific assigned systems current and reliable by performing day to day operations

·         Document processes and projects as needed in an accurate and professional manner


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must meet the job description criteria for a competent Systems Technician working with Windows & Mac OS X (contact Human Resources Office for a more detailed job description). Must be a self starter and able to complete repetitious routine tasks. Must be able to prioritize tasks to accomplish reasonable goals within a normal work week, Must be a team player and able to prioritize tasks. Must treat coworkers and associates with proper dignity and respect. Applicant must maintain confidentiality. A creative spirit, good sense of humor, systematic troubleshooting skills, an ability to follow detailed instructions, and analytic thinking skills are all desirable. Technical Qualifications Include: •Two years’ experience performing Windows and Mac OSX configuration and administration •Experience supporting Windows Server 2000 and later •Skill with NetVault Bakbone, Volume Replication, installation, maintenance or administration, as well as Windows Scripting experience •DELL & Mac experience preferred •Disk Drive imaging work related experience beneficial •NTFS Permissions knowledge required •Windows Group Policy administration experience helpful At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Part-Time Media Support Chapel Technician

Department: Media Support
Hours: 6 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11 per hour

Job Description: The Chapel Technician is responsible for running sound and other audiovisual (AV) equipment during Chapel. This position also assists with evening and weekend events as they occur.

Job Duties:

·        Set up and take down AV equipment

·        Assist with evening and weekend events

·        Run sound and other AV equipment during chapel service

·        Be available for occasional on-call emergencies during business hours


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must be able to lift heavy equipment and learn operation of computer and AV equipment. Must be able to discern sound pitch and quality of sound. Must be able to discern colors. Must be able to navigate stairs while carrying equipment. Must be available for on-call for emergencies and able to work varied hours. Must have good communication skills. Must be teachable, willing to learn, and detail oriented. Prior experience running sound and with AV equipment is helpful. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application!

*Revised: Full-Time (Male) Admissions Counselor (Special Communications Coordinator Removed)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: July 1, 2014
Salary: $28,000-$30,000 per year

Job Description: The Admissions Counselor represents Dallas Theological Seminary to prospective students, applicants for admission, and incoming students. He is also responsible for identifying prospective students, informing them of Seminary programs, admissions policies, and seminary life, counseling them as to whether seminary study is appropriate for them, and encouraging them to apply. He is responsible for helping applicants submit all necessary credentials for admission and evaluating applicants for admission.

Job Duties:

·         Work with the Dean of Enrollment and other admissions counselors to plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive recruitment strategy

·         Manage a set of admission accounts to help them apply, evaluate them for admission, and facilitate the matriculation of accepted students

·         Serve on the Admissions Committee as an advocate for applicants during the application process

·         Meet with prospective students through scheduled appointments to introduce them to the Seminary, give counsel regarding degree program choice, answer questions, and provide a tour of the campus

·         Represent the Seminary on field visits, including transportation, setup, and takedown of Seminary public relations displays and publications; reinforce Seminary ties on such field trips (e.g., with alumni and college faculty)

·         Provide career counsel and arrange for an introduction to the campus to prospective students who visit

·         Plan, organize, and coordinate other Communications as requested

·         Carry out other projects as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment


Job Requirements: The successful male applicant must have a Th.M. degree from DTS or be entering the latter portion of his study. Must be able to travel six to eight weeks per year. Must exhibit excellent personal relationship and communication/public speaking skills. Good character, flexibility, discretion, and theological awareness are required. Must be able to lift materials of up to 20 pounds on occasion, including setting up the DTS display on the field. Must be a self-starter who is a fine example of a Dallas Seminary graduate. Must be computer literate, able to efficiently use our computer systems to record activities and contacts, as well as write letters. A two year commitment is desired along with creativity, an ability to multi-task, previous recruitment experience, leadership skills, an ability to work as part of a team, previous recruiting experience, and good organizational skills. An ability to work with a variety of age groups and a positive experience at DTS are also desired. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application!

Full-Time Houston Teaching Faculty

Department: Biblical Exposition
Available: July 1, 2014

Job Description: The successful candidate for this faculty position in the Department of Bible Exposition (BE) will assume the full responsibilities of a tenure-track teaching professional at the DTS Houston campus, with occasional courses taught on the Dallas campus and at external campuses. In accordance with the mission of the Seminary and the BE department, this individual will seek to prepare godly servant leaders for a lifetime of study, exposition, and application of the Scriptures. Faculty members support the educational process by advising students, serving on committees, addressing projects as assigned, and by assisting at strategic events.

Job Duties:

Distinctive of the Bible Exposition Department:
 The Bible Exposition Department exists historically at DTS out of a commitment of its founders to ground all of the Seminary’s students in all 66 books of the Word of God.  This perspective is distinct among most academic departments of Biblical Studies at seminaries.  The goals of the BE Department at DTS include aiding the student: 1) to discover the unifying message of each book and how the various parts support this message, 2) to demonstrate how the message of each book contributes to the overall biblical theology of the Scriptures, 3) to develop a consistent, literal, grammatical, historical, literary, and theological approach to Scripture, and 4) to guide students into an understanding of valid applications of Scripture.  This is done with a primary focus on the biblical text while still seeking to be versed in the current issues of academic research.  More information of the distinctives and methodologies of the BE Department at DTS is available to interested applicants upon request.

Specific Duties:

Academic Responsibilities (Reporting to the Chairman of the Biblical Exposition Department)

• Teach a full-time load (16-20 credit hours per academic year)
• Teach required and elective courses according to departmental criteria
• Be fully supportive of the mission, goals, and methods of the Bible Exposition Department and participate in department meetings as possible
• Supervise theses and dissertations in the department as assigned
• Participate in Ph.D. exams and dissertation defense
• Participate in External Studies programs as assigned to complete teaching responsibilities
• Make progress toward tenure and promotions as indicated in the Faculty Handbook
• Represent the Department and the Seminary in research and publication

Academic Administrative Responsibilities (Reporting to the Dean of the DTS-Houston campus)

• Attend weekly faculty/staff meetings on the DTS-Houston campus
• Maintain office hours and be available for student mentoring and advising as assigned
• Participate in student orientation, Day@dts (recruitment), and other events
• Serve on faculty committees as assigned
• Attend Chapel programs, the annual Faculty Workshop (mid-August) and Commencement (mid-May)
• Represent the Department and the Seminary at churches and conferences


Job Requirements: The ideal candidate must have a completed terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D. or TH.D. in biblical studies. The candidate must be in full agreement with and must sign the DTS Doctrinal Statement annually and live by the lifestyle standards stated in the Faculty Handbook. The candidate must have proven experience in pastoral ministry (10 years or more preferred) along with a strong conviction of expositional teaching with a clear passion for pastoral ministry and theological education. The successful applicant must have experience demonstrating an ability to teach in higher theological education and be able to work as a member of a team. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. Please direct all letters of interest (with accompanying CV) or inquiries to: Dr. Stephen Bramer, Chairman and Professor of Bible Exposition, DTS 3909 Swiss Avenue, Dallas TX 75204 Emails may be sent to sbramer@dts.edu Phone contact may be directed to 214-887-5091 *Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Part-Time Event Services Assistant

Department: Facilities/ Services
Hours: 20 Hours per week
Available: April 18, 2014
Salary: $10 per hour

Job Description: The Event Services Assistant will be responsible for assisting with and executing all Event Services administrative details and assisting with Facilities and Plant Operations Department (FPO) needs as requested.

Job Duties:

• Assist with the processing of all Event Service Request Forms by entering them into the Facility Schedule book and the online master calendar for scheduling, reporting, and tracking information
• Maintain an accurate and timely work order process for all Facilities Operations, Events, Custodial, and Catering departments
• Ensure that the campus facilities schedule is ready by Thursday of each week for campus distribution
• Use the CARS system to schedule events.
• Assist with set-up and catering for various events as needed
• Respond to event inquiries appropriately and in a timely manner
• File work orders and Event Services Request forms
• Cover FPO front desk during the lunch hour Monday through Friday
• Participate in and remain up to date on FPO safety training
• Assist with telephone calls and walk-in customers
• Update contact lists for catering resources
• Run errands to purchase event items as needed
• Other duties as assigned
 


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a friendly personality, excellent written communication skills, as well as excellent verbal communication skills in person and over the phone. This applicant must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, remain calm under pressure, and be flexible to work after regular business hours when needed. Must be computer literate in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be able to operate a golf cart safely. Must be able to lift, carry, and transport moderately heavy items, and be able to safely use sharp cutting/slicing utensils. Must be able to type 60 words per minute. Must have a valid driver’s license. Catering experience is helpful. A two-year commitment is required. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources.

Part-Time On-Call Custodian

Department: Custodial Services
Hours: 7am-5pm, Monday-Friday (On-Call); 20 hours per week
Available: August 18, 2014
Salary: $9.45 per hour

Job Description: Perform routine cleaning when called in under direction of Custodial Shift Supervisor.

Job Duties:

Typical duties include, but are not restricted to:  dust/ wet mopping, sweeping, wet mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning rest rooms, removing trash, polishing furniture, cleaning white boards, filling dispensers, cleaning main kitchen in Mitchell Ministries Center; distributing Custodial Services supplies to closets across campus; distribute coffee services supplies across campus, clean in Swiss Tower.


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must be dependable and have a positive attitude. Must be able to work as part of a team. Must be punctual. Must support the mission of DTS and Custodial Services. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Please visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application!

Full-Time Special Events Coordinator

Department: Advancement
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $30,000-$33,000 per year

Job Description: This position is responsible for coordinating and directing special events for the Advancement Department. The purpose of these events is to raise funds for the Seminary, create positive public relations, recognize and reward donors, accrue new donors, and raise community awareness for DTS.

Job Duties:
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute Advancement events each year in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston, including: Banquets, Golf Tournaments, Donor Weekend Getaways, Spring Dinners, Donor Christmas Parties, Capital Campaign events, and Donor On-Campus events
  • Oversee the Special Events Assistant


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have experience in planning, managing, and budgeting for events. Must be able to multi-task, have good communication skills, and have strong organization skills. Must be a team player with a servants heart, and express creativity when planning events in various venues. Must have experience in producing printed materials (e.g., invitations, programs, trip manuals, and brochures). Graphic design skills are helpful. Good time management skills, ability to think proactively, and the ability to represent DTS well to the public will also be helpful. Experience and knowledge of an Events Database, particularly Raiser’s Edge, also helpful. A two year commitment is required. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources.

Full-Time Teaching Faculty

Department: Pastoral Ministries
Available: Immediately

Job Description: The successful candidate for this faculty position in the Department of Pastoral Ministries will assume the full responsibilities of a tenure-track teaching professional at the DTS Dallas campus. In accordance with the mission of the Seminary and the PM department, this individual will seek to prepare biblically-centered pastors and other Christian leaders for ministry who focus on the exposition of the Word of God and are characterized by vision for a spiritually lost world, the leadership of God’s church, and a shepherd’s heart for ministry. Faculty members support the educational process by advising students, serving on committees, addressing projects as assigned, and by assisting at strategic events.

Job Duties:

Academic Responsibilities (reporting to the Chairman of the Pastoral Ministries Department)

  • Teach a full-time load (16-20 credit hours per academic year)
  • Teach courses such as homiletics, spiritual life, evangelism, and pastoral theology according to departmental criteria
  • Participate in External Studies programs as assigned to complete teaching responsibilities
  • Make progress toward tenure and promotions as indicated in the Faculty Handbook
  • Attend Chapel programs, the annual Faculty Workshop (mid-August) and Commencement (mid-May)
  • Represent the Department and the Seminary in research and publication
  • Represent the Department and the Seminary at churches and conferences

Academic Administrative Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly departmental meetings and faculty meetings
  • Maintain office hours and be available for student mentoring and advising as assigned
  • Participate in student orientation, Focus:Day@dts (recruitment), and other events
  • Serve on faculty committees as assigned.

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate must have a completed terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D. in biblical/theological studies or social sciences. The candidate must be in full agreement with and must sign the DTS Doctrinal Statement annually and live by the lifestyle standards stated in the Faculty Handbook (mandatory). They must have proven experience in pastoral ministry along with a clear passion for pastoral ministry and theological education. The successful applicant must have experience demonstrating an ability to teach in higher theological education and be able to work as a member of a team. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. Please direct all letters of interest (with accompanying CV) or inquiries to: Dr. Vic Anderson, Chairman and Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries, DTS 3909 Swiss Avenue, Dallas TX 75204 Emails may be sent to PMOffice@dts.edu. Phone contact may be directed to 214-824-3094 Ex. 3516

Library Assistant (Circulation)

Department: Library
Hours: 10-20/week (please indicate availability on application)
Available: July 14, 2014

Job Description: The Library Assistant is responsible for circulation of library materials, assisting patrons, and maintaining the reference, periodical, and book stack areas.

Job Duties:
  • Circulate library materials on computer system: a) charge , discharge, renew materials; b) distribute holds and verify books on hold shelf; c) create, renew and edit user records
  • Use cash register to collect fees and overdue fines
  • Prepare books at the circulation desk for reshelving
  • Shelve reference books, periodicals, regular stack books, and file microfilms
  •   Answer the phone; provide limited information regarding library materials, direct other reference questions to reference librarians
  • Assist in searching for missing items
  • Dust shelves and perform other light cleaning
  • Assist in the maintenance of library copiers
  • Help supervisor prepare reserve shelf
  • Perform other duties as necessary


Job Requirements: Applicant must be able to communicate well with people. Must have strong attention to detail and be able to work with numerous interruptions at the front desk. Must be able to prioritize tasks and manage time. Must be able to type at least 30 words per minute and have experience with computers, copiers, printers, and typewriters. Must have excellent English skills. Must be able to work some Saturdays, evenings, and summers. Will be required to work Fall, Winter session, and Spring semesters. Library experience and long term commitment to the position helpful. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Part-Time Clerk

Department: Book Center
Hours: 15-20 hours per week; 8:30am-4:30pm (Flexible)
Available: July 7, 2014
Salary: $8.25 + .50 on passing 90-day test

Job Description: The Clerk will provide excellent service for Book Center walk-in, telephone, and mail-order customers.

Job Duties:
  • Cashiering
  • Answering phones/taking phone orders
  • Providing customer service
  • Restocking shelves
  • Filling mail/phone orders
  • Helping with Book Center operations

Job Requirements: The successful applicant must be a “people person” with good communication skills. Must be self-motivated, responsible, and have good organizational skills. Retail and computer experience, good math skills, and a college degree helpful. At this time, applicants who are either related or engaged to be married to any current DTS employee cannot be considered for this position. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application!