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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 Administrative Assistant

Department: President's Office
Hours: Fridays; 8 hours per week
Available: September 26, 2014
Salary: $13 per hour

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant will provide support for the President’s Office Staff and the Vice President of Campus Operations including filing, answering phones, updating spreadsheets, tracking correspondence, and communicating with the Vice Presidents, Students, Faculty, Staff, and Board Members.

Job Duties:

·         Provide administrative support on Fridays

·         Develop and manage spreadsheets to track revenues and expenses using predetermined budgets

·         Respond to requests for information from multiple constituencies


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have excellent verbal communication skills in both face-to-face meetings and phone calls. Must be willing to share office space with other coworkers. Must be competent with filing, managing calendars, and other office skills and have basic computer literacy (Outlook, Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, etc…). Must have a knowledge of managing spreadsheets and tracking expenses and/or revenues to budget. A positive attitude, an ability to adapt, self-initiative, and an ability to correct problems all desired. A strong presence and an ability to provide exceptional customer service for guests is also 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. 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!

Houston Position: Female Telecounselor

Department: Houston
Hours: 15 hours per week; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.75 per hour

Job Description: The TeleCounselor will call prospective students, provide information about DTS, answer questions, and provide 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
  • Answer questions from prospective students about DTS and degree programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

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 on 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 preferred. 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 send all applications to Human Resources located on the Dallas Campus of Dallas Theological Seminary.

Part-Time Tutor/Editor

Department: International Student Office
Hours: On-call as needed; flexible schedule
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11 per hour

Job Description: The tutor/editor will focus on assisting international students in proofreading and editing papers and tutoring on writing a successful paper, as needed. This position also assists international students in the process of starting work on a thesis/dissertation. Additional services will include Turabian format checks.

Job Duties:
  • Review assignment papers of international students for coherent content, correct grammatical usage, Turabian format, etc.
  • Offer limited guidance, tips, and tools to aid international students to progress on their own.

Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at DTS, including RS 101, and show evidence of editing ability. Formal editing or proofreading experience, an undergraduate degree in English or Journalism, current enrollment in CE 605, and English as a first language 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. A two year commitment is required. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Full-Time Lead Web Developer

Department: Web Development
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $38,000-$40,000 per year

Job Description: The Lead Web Designer will interface with departments to oversee day-to-day operations of DTS’s main websites (including www.dts.edu, bookcenter.dts.edu, online.dts.edu), email communications (managed through tools like MailChimp), social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), and online advertising.

Job Duties:
  • Interface with departments to determine needs
  • Make updates to the DTS website or delegate tasks
  • Design ads for front page, google, Facebook, and other websites
  • Monitor SEO status and traffic
  • Assess traffic patterns and build appropriate way finding
  • Create and oversee content for online advertising
  • Manage staff training and development within the Web Department

Job Requirements: The successful applicant must understand web development and design. Must be able to manage and prioritize many incoming requests, and must understand the unique needs of social media. Must be able to create unique and compelling advertising. Good organizational skills, an ability to lead a team, HTML/CSS/JavaScript C# skills, and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite desirable. 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. A two year commitment is required. Visit www.dts.edu or Human Resources for an application.

Temporary Maintenance Worker

Department: Facilities and Plant Operations
Hours: 40 hours per week; 8am-4:30pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $24-$16 per hour

Job Description: This position will support multiple trades in completing various maintenance repairs on-campus and in Housing buildings.

Job Duties:

Assist skilled tradesmen with electrical projects, plumbing repairs, painting projects, minor carpentry repairs, and HVAC maintenance


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have a strong mechanical aptitude, along with experience in multiple trades. Must have a desire to learn and a valid Texas driver’s license. Since this is a temporary position, applicants may be related or engaged to current employees. 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: $10.75 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 MABC student is desired, but other degrees at any stage will be considered. 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 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

Part-Time 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!