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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

Senior Accountant

Department: Business Office
Hours: 20-25 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $14.00-$16.50 per hour

Job Description: The Senior Accountant position will provide support to the Controller and Assistant Controller and also assist in the Bursar area by reading, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with various regulatory issues affecting students. Examples include military tuition assistance, 1098-T forms, collections, bankruptcy, Direct Loans, etc.

Job Duties:

·        Make journal entries

·        Complete account reconciliations

·        Process reports processing

·        Assist with financial audits

·        Read, interpret, and apply regulatory documents


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be skilled in accounting and be able to read, interpret, and apply various regulatory documents. Must have excellent organizational and computer skills. Must have a positive and patient attitude and be willing to work within a team. 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.

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 General Administrative Assistant

Department: DTS-Houston
Hours: 24 per week Monday-Thursday
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.00 per hour

Job Description: The successful applicant will provide administrative support for the Houston Campus Executive Team including Faculty, Administrators, Director of Community and Church Relations, and Chaplain. This position will closely interface with local pastors and churches to coordinate special services

Job Duties:

For the general support of the Administrative Team:

·         Support the Administrative Assistant pool

·         Assist with campus wide events: New Student Orientation, Day at DTS, Student Services, etc.

·         Support Faculty with administrative tasks

·         Provide hospitality for visiting professors and instructors

·         Help facilitate campus activities as needed

For the Director of Community and Church Relations and Chaplain:

·         Manage the Director’s calendar

·         Make travel arrangements (as needed)

·         Assist with chapel events and communicate with chapel speakers

·         Perform general office tasks, including data processing, scheduling, and other duties as assigned


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a working knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. Must have the ability to plan and execute special projects and be a detail-oriented, organized, strategic thinker. Must maintain confidentiality with student and departmental records. Must have excellent communication skills. Must be experienced in creative design (Pages, Keynote, Powerpoint, iPhoto, etc.). An individual must have a vibrant spiritual life, servant heart, cheerful spirit and commitment to a Christ-like lifestyle. Experience with MS office, a flexible personality and the ability to perform well under pressure 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!

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.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant (Female - due to office space arrangement)

Department: Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership
Hours: 25 hours per week
Available: April 28, 2015
Salary: $14 per hour

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

Job Duties:

·          Help plan and execute events

·          Process Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership Store orders

·          Recruit and coordinate conference exhibitors

·          Manage catering needs for events

·          Oversee all conference registrations and maintain conference paperwork


Job Requirements: The successful female applicant must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task. Must be excellent in communication in person, over the phone, and through email. Must be flexible and able to work on a team. Must be able to type at least 50 words per minute, and must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must be able to work long hours during event weeks. Previous marketing and event experience, skills with Microsoft Access, and Creative Suites background are preferred. 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 Office Manager/ Production Assistant

Department: Media Production
Hours: 25 Hours per Week
Available: March 16, 2015
Salary: $10-$13 per hour

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant provides administrative as well as technical assistance to the Media Production Department. This individual will assist the team both on and off set with recordings, scheduling, tagging/cataloging and uploading media, running errands, and purchasing.

Job Duties:

•      Oversee recording details

•      Purchase and track equipment

•      Manage budgets and credit card purchases

•      Maintain stock of office supplies

•      Book travel details

•      Catalog/archive footage

•      Assist with video production events (training available)


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills over the phone and in person and must be a self-starter. Must have familiarity with internet and video uploading, be teachable, possess the ability to manage personnel, schedules, and deadlines, and have a strong attention to detail. Other requirements include an ability to learn quickly, experience in administration, skill in multi-tasking, and a positive attitude. Experience with the video production process (shooting, editing) is a bonus, but not necessary. 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 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

Maintenance Worker IV (Housing Maintenance Technician)

Department: Facilities and Plant Operations
Hours: 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Available: Immediately
Salary: $30,000-$35,000/year

Job Description: This position is responsible for multiple aspects of maintenance at both DTS housing buildings and supervises the part-time housing maintenance staff member.

Job Duties:

·  Complete minor plumbing, electrical, HVAC, lock, painting, life safety, and appliance repairs

·  Perform routine preventative maintenance tasks

·  Perform daily swimming pool chemical readings and inventory management

·  Respond to occasional after-hours emergencies 


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a strong mechanical aptitude. Must be able to efficiently manage a demanding work load. Must be organized, customer-service oriented, and willing to respond to after-hours emergencies. A valid driver’s license is required. Prior facilities maintenance experience is preferred. 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.

Media Support Chapel Technician

Department: Media Support
Hours: 6-10 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.25 per hour

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

Job Duties:

·        Set up and take down AV equipment

·        Assist with evening and weekend events

·        Run sound and other AV equipment during chapel service

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

casional on-call emergencies during business hours


Job Requirements: The successful applicant must be able to lift heavy equipment and learn the operation of computer and AV equipment including soundboards. Must be able to discern sound pitch, sound quality, and colors. Must be able to navigate stairs while carrying equipment. Must be available for on-call for emergencies and able to work varied hours. Must have excellent communication skills. Must be teachable, willing to learn, and detail oriented. Prior experience running sound and with AV equipment 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.