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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 Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller

Department: DTS Business Office/Dallas Seminary Foundation
Hours: 40 hours per week (20 hours DTS/20 hours DSF)
Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Description: The Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller position will assist the DTS Controller and DSF Treasurer in performance of necessary accounting and reporting functions. This position will also manage the unitized investment accounts, portfolio rebalancing, preparation of the year-end audit, reconciliations, and general support of the primary accounting duties.

Job Duties:

·         Assist in year-end audit preparation

·         Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures

·         Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions with GAAP, FASB, and applicable federal, state, and charitable registration regulatory laws, and stay up to date on non-profit audit best practices

       DTS Related Responsibilities:

                    ·         Provide backup to the DTS Controller and Assistant Controller

 ·         Provide assistance to the Bursar by reading, interpreting and ensuring compliance with the various regulatory issues (e.g., military tuition assistance, 1098-T forms, collections, bankruptcy, Direct Loans)

                                ·         Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and report processing

DSF Related Responsibilities:

·         Ensure that all investment activity is recorded and monitored in applicable software

·         Manage unitized investment pool accounts, and rebalance investment portfolios

·         Manage bank and investment account reconciliations, and interact with donors concerning their respective accounts

·         Ensure preparation and communication of interim and annual finance and investment performance statements and client online reports

·         Prepare and file all quarterly and annual gift annuity state registrations and state solicitation requirements

·         Prepare quarterly financial statements and internal reports


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have an accounting degree and a minimum of five years’ experience with strong knowledge and skills in accounting, preferably in pooled fund accounting. Must have strong computer skills in Excel and Word. Must have strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and attention to detail. Must be self-motivated, a team player with a positive, servant attitude along with strong relational skills, as this position will interact with donors. Must be able to read, interpret, and apply knowledge gained from regulatory documents. Experience in planned giving vehicle administration (donor advised funds, scholarships, charitable remainder trusts, and charitable gift annuities) is 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 and a credit check at the point of hire. The 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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 Distance Education Coordinator (Male - due to travel arrangements)

Department: Online and Distance Education
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $30,000-$35,000 per year

Job Description: The Distance Education Coordinator will assist and support in the development and management of distance learning sites and initiatives. Under the general direction of the Associate Director, this male position will work closely and collaboratively with various departments.

Job Duties:
  • Assist the Associate Director of Distance Education in providing oversight for all extension sites
  • Work collaboratively with all departments necessary for program support
  • Propose and implement student recruitment, orientation, and advising events

Job Requirements: The successful male applicant will have strong communication and writing skills, attention to detail, and a positive personality. Must have the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to work Saturdays, on occasion. Must be able to lift and transport materials of up to 50 pounds. Experience with managing distance education programs, extension sites, and multiple traveling venues is 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 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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 Clerk

Department: Book Center
Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday; 15-20 hours per week
Available: January 20, 2015
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 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. 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 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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 Security Officer I

Department: Campus Police
Hours: 24 hours per week: Nights and Weekends
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.75 per hour

Job Description: The Security Officer I maintains a campus environment in which people are safe from physical harm and property is secure in a manner which is consistent with federal, state, and local laws as well as Seminary regulations. This position ensures a climate conducive to ministry, academic study, extracurricular activity, and residential living.

Job Duties:

 ·  Patrols campus on foot, and with patrol vehicle, bicycle, or golf cart.

    ·  Issues parking tickets, assists with arrests, and works with other Police Departments.

    ·  Secures campus buildings, doors, and gates each night and unlocks in the morning.

·  Investigates crimes, auto accidents, and suspicious persons.

·  Gathers evidence, interviews witnesses, suspects, and complaints.

·  Types reports and issues parking permits.

·  Answers all calls for service.

·  Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a Texas driver’s license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to analyze and respond to situations quickly, objectively, and accurately. Must respect the rights of others. Must live on or near campus, have a flexible schedule, and be able to work any shift. Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Must have proficiency in computers, be in good physical condition, and be willing to enforce campus policies. Must be able to write reports and perform work as directed. The ability to work well with others, be firm when necessary, and be a self-starter when working alone is desired. Security experience and experience with firearms 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. The 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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 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. The 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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.

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. The 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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

Facility Services Tech Assistant

Department: Facilities Services
Hours: 20/week
Available: May 4, 2015
Salary: $10.00

Job Description: The Facilities Services Tech Assistant is responsible for assisting the Facilities Services Technician in executing all facility support work orders as well as assisting with the Event Services Department’s scheduled events.

Job Duties:

·          Move office furniture when needed

·          Remove old shelving and/or anything that needs to be removed from the walls

·          Pick up new office furniture at Distribution or schedule pickups with a delivery service

·          Move old or unwanted furniture to be put into storage or sold

·          Check facilities box daily for work orders, which could include but is not limited to: installing marker boards, keyboards, pictures, and bulletin boards

·          Help with setup of major events (Day at DTS, Graduation, etc.) which would include moving furniture, event set up, and resetting the space for its typical use.

·          Assist the Facility Services Technician

·          Assist the Facilities Help Desk as needed

·          Assist Maintenance & Custodial operations with emergency response


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be able to multi-task, be computer literate, and participate in FPO safety training. Must be personable and friendly as this position interacts with various faculty, staff and students. Must be able to work with power tools (drills, saws, etc.) and have a valid driver’s license. 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 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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 Human Resources or www.dts.edu for an application.

Full-Time Receptionist/Office Manager

Department: Student Services
Hours: 40/week 8:00am-4:30pm
Available: April 27, 2015
Salary: $24,000-$25,000

Job Description: The Receptionist is the point person for all Student Services-related issues. This position handles the administrative needs for the Dean of Students and the Student Services Department in general.

Job Duties:
  • Open and close the office
  • Greet visitors and determine their needs
  • Answer phone calls
  • Keep calendars and schedule appointments
  • Sort and distribute correspondence
  • Look up and enter student information on CARS
  • Produce and facilitate entering student orientation
  • Provide notarial services as needed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy interacting with others in an approachable and personable manner. Must communicate well in both verbal and written form. Must have ability to multi-task, strong telephone and social media skills, and basic knowledge of Word and Excel. Must be proficient in typing, spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Must be prudent, discreet, and have sound judgment. A self-starter with strong organizational skills, a positive personality that graciously exhibits care and concern for students, staff and faculty, and flexibility to adapt to changing demands is 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 2014 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. 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.