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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

Full-Time Campus Operations Administrator

Department: Campus Operations/ President's Office
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: September 1, 2014
Salary: $35,000-$40,000 per year

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Vice President for Campus Operations/Executive Assistant to the President, administers matters related to real estate, intellectual property, contracts and insurance, and provides departmental and project analysis as requested.

Job Duties:
  • Provide day-to-day administrative and analytical support for the Vice President for Campus Operations and Executive Assistant to the President
  • Provide administrative support for the President's Office as needed
  • Administrate the Seminary’s property management, including: tracking court records, legal documents, royalty program, class action suits, federal tax filings, etc.
  • Administrate the Seminary's contract management system
  • Administrate the Seminary's insurance (liability, property, etc.) programs
    • Coordinate insurance notices to DTS students, staff and faculty traveling internationally
    • Coordinate the DTS driver list
    • Maintain copies of required Certificates of Insurance for all vendors
  • Maintain Seminary-owned intellectual property records (copyright, trademarks, agreements, and related correspondence)
  • Answer inquirers seeking permission to publish, quote or copy Seminary-copyrighted material
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Campus Operations/ Executive Assistant to the President

Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have a strong grasp of project management, outstanding organizational skills, and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently. Must also be able to work as part of a team and have strong administrative and analytical skills. Must have a strong written and verbal communication skills and be an independent thinker. A positive personality, flexibility, computer proficiency skills (particularly Excel), and understanding of legal, tax, and estate terminology skills helpful. Research skills and an ability to be meticulous and detail oriented 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. Please visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Part-Time Telecounselor (Female)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 15 hours per week; (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Evenings from 3pm-8:30pm)
Available: August 18, 2014
Salary: $10 per hour

Job Description: The TeleCounselor will call prospective students, provide information about DTS, answer questions, and provide a general follow-up. The 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
  • Keep track of phone calls
  • Encourage prospective students to apply
  • Learn about DTS programs and admissions policies
  • Interact with prospective students through on-line chat
  • Answer questions from prospective students about DTS and degree programs

Job Requirements: The successful female applicant must possess good communication, relationship, and telephone skills. Must be a team player. Enthusiasm about DTS programs a must! Must have a Bachelor’s degree. Must 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 desirable. Faithfulness, dependability, and self motivation desired. At least a second year Th.M. student is 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. A two year commitment is required. 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 Telecounselor (Male)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 15 hours per week; (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Evenings from 3pm-8:30pm)
Available: August 15, 2014
Salary: $10 per hour

Job Description: The TeleCounselor will call prospective students, provide information about DTS, answer questions, and provide a general follow-up. The 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
  • Keep track of phone calls
  • Encourage prospective students to apply
  • Learn about DTS programs and admissions policies
  • Interact with prospective students through on-line chat
  • Answer questions from prospective students about DTS and degree programs

Job Requirements: The successful male applicant must possess good communication, relationship, and telephone skills. Must be a team player. Enthusiasm about DTS programs a must! Must have a Bachelor’s degree. Must 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 desirable. Faithfulness, dependability, and self motivation desired. At least a second year Th.M. student is 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. A two year commitment is required. 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 Custodian II- Swiss Tower

Department: Custodial Services
Hours: 40 hours per week (between the hours of 7am-6pm)
Available: August 11, 2104
Salary: $19,000-$21,000 per year

Job Description: This position is responsible for performing the routine and special cleaning of Swiss Tower under direction of Custodial Shift Supervisors and/or Custodial Director.

Job Duties:
  • The specific duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:
  • Emptying trash; vacuuming carpets; dust/ wet mopping; disinfecting/ servicing restrooms; cleaning whiteboards; cleaning water fountains; dusting ledges, countertops, furniture, desks; moving trash compactor outside for pickup; cleaning areas around garbage chute and garbage compactor; cleaning door glass; cleaning elevator doors, collecting litter and sweeping entrance ways.
  • The following may also be required as directed:
  • Responding to and taking appropriate action on reactive calls (spills) dusting/cleaning blinds; sweeping/mopping stairwells; detail cleaning restrooms, public rooms; washing windows (internal and external); washing trash receptacles; cleaning vents, ducts, lights, and overhead items; attending monthly, evening training meetings; removing bulky trash from apartment units (furniture); removing cardboard from collection point; cleaning outdoor equipment (tables, grills) assisting custodial services staff on main campus.
  • Communicate any facility deficiencies to appropriate personnel
  • Follow oral and written instructions regarding safety, administrative and cleaning matters
  • Listen to and collect information from customers when approached, and work with them to meet their needs within the scope of responsibility
  • Assist other Facilities and Plant Operations Departments when directed

Job Requirements: Previous custodial experience helpful. Applicant should be detail oriented, flexible in job assignments, punctual, consistent in attendance, a self-starter, friendly, have good communication skills, ability to follow detailed instructions, and the ability to work alone but also in a team setting. A two year commitment is 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. Please visit Human Resources or www.dts.edu 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.

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 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 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!