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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

Temporary Part-Time Online Course Editor

Department: Online and Distance Education
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately through August 1, 2016
Salary: $12.00-$15.00 per hour

Job Description: The Online Course Editor is responsible for the editing of online course content. The position focuses on processing, reviewing, editing, and cueing online course transcripts. Additionally, the Online Course Editor assists with reviewing and editing online course content.

Job Duties:
  • Process, proof, edit, and cue online course transcripts to be posted for student use
  • Provide any necessary biblical language integration into online course transcripts

Job Requirements: 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at: http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Assistant

Department: Advancement
Hours: 25 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.00 per hour

Job Description: The Assistant position will be responsible for assisting the Director of Donor Management by responding to donor inquiries through the website and other digital channels.

Job Duties:
  • Sort and respond to emails, Facebook posts, etc. using standard replies
  • Craft responses to common questions
  • Report to the Director of Donor Management concerning systemic issues or repeated user problems

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have the ability to read and write quickly, be able to type at least 60 words per minute, and be familiar with Microsoft Exchange Server (Outlook). Must be able to maintain a consistent weekly schedule while working remotely. Must have excellent problem solving skills and a positive personality that can help alleviate donor/user frustrations. Prior office administrative and marketing experience is preferred. Excellent telephone skills and prior experience with Hubspot, MailChimp, and Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge is desired. A DTS student, alumni or close Seminary connection is also preferred. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Full-Time DTS Magazine Editor

Department: Communications
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $45,000-$49,000 per year

Job Description: The DTS Magazine Editor will oversee several areas of DTS publications including primarily the print and online version of DTS Magazine, as well as advertising copy, and other online and digital content. The Editor is responsible for creating themes, working with departments responsible for major constituents (Admissions, Alumni, Advancement), and coordinating with authors and managing approvals.

Job Duties:
  • Oversee the publication of DTS Magazine three times a year, including developing a theme, contracting authors, editing content, managing production, and responding to queries
  • Gather and solicit writing for the online version of DTS Magazine featuring DTS professors, alumni, and students
  • Generate and/or edit copy for DTS publications and advertisements, including print copy, web ads, radio scripts, and publications such as the Viewbook
  • Oversee the development of faculty writing, publications, and public relations, including regular meetings to discuss writing ideas

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have excellent people and communication skills, be self-motivated, organized, and responsible. Must have prior theological education and have experience in writing, editing, interviewing, researching, and publishing. Must be familiar with DTS faculty, alumni, and doctrinal positions, as well as be able to research authors and subject matter and create contracts for freelancers with word count, payment, deadlines, sources, etc. Must also stay abreast of major publications in the Christian world, especially from alumni and faculty. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Media Assistant

Department: Mosher Media Center
Hours: 12-17 hours per week including 1:00pm-5:45pm Saturdays
Available: January 16, 2016
Salary: $10.60 per hour

Job Description: The Media Assistant is responsible for helping students in the computer labs and assisting students with various media needs, such as audio and video editing and recording, scanning, and creating presentations. This position is also responsible for equipment rental, tracking media usage, answering the telephone, selling supplies, staffing the help desk, teaching training sessions, completing daily lab maintenance, and completing other Media Center tasks as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Assist students in the computer labs using both Mac and PC platforms
  • Gain a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Logos, GarageBand, and iMovie
  • Conduct daily maintenance
  • Handle equipment rental
  • Sell media supplies
  • Provide lamination, binding, video duplication, scanning, and passport photo services
  • Teach software training sessions
  • Assist students with video editing and audio recording
  • Work on Saturdays 1:00pm-5:45pm. 

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be a DTS student with familiarity in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and iMovie. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate clearly. Must also have the desire and ability to learn how to use a variety of software and equipment and have excellent teaching and tutoring skills. Photography, scanning, video, and graphic art experience is desired. Familiarity with DTS Turabian style, Logos, Photoshop, GarageBand, and Final Cut Pro is 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Full-Time Major Gifts Officer

Department: Advancement
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Description: The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for the initiation, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts from individuals at the highest level in order to secure the financial resources necessary each year so that the Seminary can fulfill its mission statement.

Job Duties:
  • Focus on gift acquisition for the $300 million Centennial Campaign at the highest levels
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 100 donors and prospects
  • Interact with high-net-worth donors and prospects to grow their affinity and giving to DTS

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have 7-10 years of experience as a development and fundraising professional with a proven track record of working with high-net-worth individuals and securing major gifts. Must have a familiarity with prospect research and fundraising information systems for management, tracking, and reporting. Must have demonstrated initiative in achieving prescribed goals and be able to work collaboratively with the Advancement staff and the administration of the Seminary. An ability to work in a complex environment, with strong planning, organizational, and self-management skills, is required. Must have demonstrated computer and writing skills and must uphold the mission and values of Dallas Theological Seminary. Experience in conducting a capital campaign and a commitment to professional development are desired. A two year commitment is requested. 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 and a credit check at the point of hire. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Department: Hendricks Center
Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $12.00-$14.00 per hour

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Administrator of the Hendricks Center in assisting with all events and administrative duties in the office.

Job Duties:
  • Assist with the planning for and execution of Leader Board
  • Assist with the planning for and execution of LEAD events (5-6 times a year with some weekend responsibilities)
  • Answer phones and cover the office when the Administrator is not available
  • Attend staff meetings 

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills, be detail-oriented, a self-starter, flexible and able to work on a team. Must be able to communicate well in person, on the phone, and through email. Must also have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs, Creative Suites, and experience planning events is preferred. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at: http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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/employment for an application!

Part-Time Advisor for Student Activities

Department: Student Services
Hours: 12 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.00 per hour

Job Description: The Advisor for Student Activities serves the students and the Student Services staff as an advisor for student groups, events, and activities while also acting as a liaison for ministries and organizations who want to offer services or ministry opportunities to students.

Job Duties:
  • Coordinate the planning of all campus Brown Bag luncheons
  • Maintain a master Brown Bag luncheon calendar
  • Compile, edit and publish the Dallas Kerygma each week
  • Respond to emails sent to kerygma@dts.edu 

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and relational skills and be able to successfully coordinate programs and events. Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and be able to multi-task. Experience in conflict resolution is desirable. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Full-Time Planned Giving Officer

Department: Dallas Seminary Foundation
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Description: Under the general direction of the President of the Dallas Seminary Foundation (DSF), the Planned Giving Officer is responsible for identifying, soliciting, cultivating, managing, and stewarding planned gifts of all types from donors interested in supporting Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) in ways beyond current gifts. This position is responsible for managing his/her planned giving donor portfolio as well as reviewing and preparing proposals for donors. This person should be comfortable speaking to groups as well as one-on-one with prospective planned giving donors. An understanding of estate planning concepts, the mechanics of various planned giving vehicles, and the benefits of planned giving to donors are essential to being an effective Planned Giving Officer at DSF. Knowledge of Dallas Theological Seminary and its significance in the area of theological education would be beneficial.

Job Duties:
  • Develop and cultivate a donor portfolio targeted for planned gifts
  • Meet with prospective donors and prepare planned giving proposals
  • Research the capacity of donors and prospects for planned gift potential
  • Assist in creating and implementing an effective cultivation program for this portfolio of donors
  • Prepare ancillary materials for and attend conferences in support of the DSF President and the Director of Planned Giving
  • Build relationships with donors at conferences and other DTS events and assist in follow up of responses to these events
  • Make formal presentations to prospects regarding any and all aspects of planned giving
  • Oversee and manage the gift annuity program

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have a general knowledge of financial matters and an understanding of the value of charitable giving. Must be able to relate well and build relationships with people. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable meeting new people and conversing effectively with them. Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task is preferred. Working knowledge of various software programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Raiser’s Edge, PG Calc, and Gift Wrap is desired. Experience in planned giving, fundraising, or advancement is helpful. A two year commitment is requested. 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 and a credit check at the point of hire. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Clerk

Department: Book Center
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday; 15-20 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.00 per hour

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 will have excellent people and communication skills. Must be self-motivated, organized, and responsible. A positive attitude, retail and computer experience, good math skills, and a college degree are desired. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Facilities Support Associate

Department: Houston Extension
Hours: Saturdays, 10 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10 per hour

Job Description: The Facilities Support Associate will support the Houston Extension by acting as the first point of contact for the campus on Saturdays. This position will report to the Director of Operations and will work closely with the Houston Extension staff and faculty

Job Duties:
  • Manage phone calls for all members of the Houston faculty and staff
  • Greet walk-in guests, process inquiries, and direct guests to the appropriate party
  • Monitor and assist students using the copy machine and the computer/language lab
  • Copy notes, supplemental hand-outs, and syllabi for faculty
  • Process requests from faculty for special support needs
  • Coordinate appointments for visiting professors
  • Assist the Admissions department by greeting prospective students and assisting with basic information
  • Assist with services to current students
  • Share general office duties with other staff
  • Assist faculty with AV equipment (if needed)
  • Remove/replace wall partitions (if needed)
  • Move or rearrange furniture as needed
  • Perform supply runs to the grocery store/Sam’s Club to restock refrigerator
  • Perform basic Library Associate duties, such as:
    • Explain to students how to use the library resources
    • Help students acquire resources from the Dallas campus, if needed; issue TexShare cards
    • Shelve books and periodicals; clear books from tables
    • Monitor printers and copier (replace toner and paper)
    • Prepare income from fees for deposit
    • Turn off equipment, close, and lock
    • Tabulate and report number of people using facility
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have exceptional interpersonal, telephone, and communication skills. Must have a servant’s spirit and be willing to take initiative in identifying ways to improve service to visitors, guests, faculty, co-workers, and students. Must have a warm, approachable personality and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Admissions Telecounselor (Female)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 15 hours per week
Available: January 11, 2016
Salary: $10.00 per hour

Job Description: The Female Admissions TeleCounselor will call prospective students, provide information about DTS and our programs, answer questions, and provide general follow-up. The Female TeleCounselor will also participate in various Admissions events and meetings.

Job Duties:
  • Make contact with prospective students through a series of phone calls that supplement the letter process
  • Encourage prospective students to apply
  • Answer questions from prospective students about DTS and our programs
  • Keep track of phone calls
  • Encourage prospective students to apply
  • Learn about DTS programs and admissions policies
  • Interact with prospective students through online chat

Job Requirements: The successful female applicant will possess good communication, relationship, and telephone skills. Must be a team player. Enthusiasm about DTS is a must! Must have a Bachelor’s degree, be able to work weekday evenings (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays), and be available to assist with various departmental needs. Previous marketing experience and a positive personality are preferred. Faithfulness, dependability, and self motivation are also desired. A second year Th.M. student is preferred. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Assistant Apartment Manager to Women for Washington Hall

Department: Housing
Hours: 20-25 Hours per week
Available: January 11, 2016
Salary: Free Private Apartment in Washington Hall

Job Description: The Assistant Manager shares the responsibilities of the Manager to prayerfully support the spiritual community of Washington Hall. The Assistant Manager to Women should purposefully seek to know all the female residents such that she will have some awareness of the emotional well-being of the individual and community. She will endeavor to assist with roommate or neighbor difficulties and will assist the Manager to meet the administrative needs of the facility.

Job Duties:
  • Pray for the community’s health as needs become apparent
  • Encourage healthy Christian community
  • Assist with move-in/move-out operational needs
  • Help cover holidays
  • Sub for Manager as needed
  • Help oversee amenities use
  • Assist with planning and assist in conducting activities

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be a current female student at DTS with an outgoing personality, mature sensitivity, and willingness to reach out to others. Must be diligent, with a strong work ethic. Must be organized and able to devise and execute community building activities as well as a creative thinker who is able to help others work through stresses. Must have a desire to be involved in community. Must be a woman of prayer and be goal oriented. A positive outlook, approachable demeanor, and good class standing are all desirable. When applying please attach an additional sheet describing all the days and times that you are available to work. Your class schedule is not needed. Summer availability is very important. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time On-Call Custodian

Department: Custodial Services
Hours: 6am-6pm, Monday-Friday (as needed)
Available: Immediately
Salary: $9.45 per hour

Job Description: The On-Call Custodian is responsible for performing routine cleaning, when called in, under direction of Custodial Director or Custodial Manager.

Job Duties:

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:  dust/ wet mopping, sweeping, wet mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning rest rooms, removing trash, polishing furniture, cleaning white boards, filling dispensers, distributing Custodial Services supplies to closets across campus, cleaning in Housing buildings. This individual will also assist other Facilities departments as needed.


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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Full -Time Assistant Admissions Processor

Department: Admissions
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $24,500-$26,000 per year

Job Description: The Assistant Admissions Processor will assist the Admissions Processor with processing applications, evaluating transcripts, and other duties as needed. This position will also answer phones as backup to the Admissions Secretary, provide prospective students with information about DTS, and prepare daily mailings.

Job Duties:
  • Administer all applications by acquiring names from applications, doing an initial scan, and following up on background checks
  • Enter application information into the CARS system
  • Evaluate transcripts of applicants and enter that information into CARS
  • Answer phones as backup to the Admissions Secretary
  • Take phone calls from prospective students and answer questions regarding attending DTS
  • Scan all documents daily
  • Assign evaluators to admissions files

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have computer and data entry experience. Must be flexible, detail-oriented, and able to handle confidential information. Must be able to work well with people, work within a team environment, and assist with various departmental needs. Enthusiasm about DTS is a must! Familiarity with DTS and its programs as well as experience with CARS computer system is helpful. The ability to type at least 45-50 words per minute and a positive personality are preferred. A two year commitment is requested. 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. The 2015 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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. To download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.