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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.

The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request.

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Current Openings

Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Department: Spiritual Formation
Hours: 30 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $19,500-$21,500 per year

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant for Spiritual Formation (SF) serves as a liaison between students and staff. This position will develop and maintain systems to track students through SF courses. This position also assists SF leaders and staff as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Coordinate calendars for SF Directors
  • Participate in and record minutes for all staff meetings and event debriefs
  • Draft and edit correspondence for SF Directors
  • Receive, answer, and/or direct all phone and email questions for the Spiritual Formation program
  • Coordinate room assignments with Event Services and the Registrar’s Office for weekly SF groups and all other SF on-campus events
  • Assist various team members by arranging details, packing supplies, and collecting items for all SF events, and maintain all event archives
  • Assist at SF events (Fall and Spring Leader Training Days, Kick-Off, Lead Labs, and leader appreciation events)
  • Develop and maintain student and leader database and track students in on-campus Spiritual Formation groups and SF extension courses using Canvas and SFL Contact Page
  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining the online.dts.edu SF courses (posting syllabi, announcements, etc.)
  • Process, submit, and archive paperwork for academic requirements and scholarships and awards
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date SF website content
  • Assist with updating and printing SF curriculum as needed
  • Complete any special projects assigned by the SF Directors
  • Provide general administrative support for the department as needed
  • Assist with miscellaneous duties as assigned  

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills in person and over the phone, excellent interpersonal skills, and an ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Must have a willingness and ability to work with a variety of personality types. Must be able to work independently and think creatively to solve problems. The ability to manage time effectively while being detail-oriented is essential. Must have excellent organizational, project management, and computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Adobe, and Excel and a minimum typing speed of 55 words per minute. One to two years of office experience is desired. A two-year commitment is requested. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. The 2016 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. A written copy is available upon request by emailing campuspolice@dts.edu. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. To apply for this position, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link to download an employment application and email it to humanresources@dts.edu.

President

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

Job Description: The President of the Dallas Seminary Foundation is responsible for the overall vision, leadership, direction, organizational structure, and administration of the Dallas Seminary Foundation in order to assist in the cultivation of both current and future gifts for Dallas Theological Seminary.

Job Duties:
  • Serve as the “face” of Dallas Seminary Foundation, representing its mission, activities, and services for all presentations and organized DTS functions
  • Provide oversight, planning, goal identification, and organizational structure to ensure the effective development and implementation of comprehensive charitable estate and gift planning services
  • Meet with prospective clients to offer Foundation estate and gift planning services while maintaining viable relationships with current clients
  • Oversee the development and implementation of various marketing strategies related to planned giving in conjunction with the Advancement Office
  • Provide management oversight in the area of gift administration, investment planning, funds management, scholarships, accounting and reporting, and sales of real estate and closely held stock
  • Maintain effective working relationships with Foundation Board Members, Dallas Theological Seminary President, and Vice President for Advancement, serving as liaison with Seminary Advancement Staff
  • Ensure technical competence in the areas of tax and gift planning
  • Develop and monitor the annual budget in conjunction with the Foundation Board
  • Provide management oversight in the recruitment and selection of staff and assignment of staff responsibilities as well as prepare staff performance reviews and determine salary levels
  • Serve as a member of the Seminary Foundation Board of Directors
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings of the DTS Investment Committee and Audit Committee
  • Present results of operations to the Foundation Board of Directors at regularly scheduled meetings as necessary
  • Prepare and deliver presentations about the Foundation and its services at a variety of gatherings, including DTS sponsored events as well as other ministries

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will be comfortable understanding and explaining a variety of financial and tax consequences of charitable planned giving. Extensive experience with similar non-profit organizations, with primary focus on donor contact and communication about planned giving is required. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills and be comfortable speaking in public to both small and large gatherings. Must show proven leadership and understand the many nuances of planned giving and how to market planned giving concepts and ideas to others. An understanding of the basics of Charitable Remainder Trusts and Charitable Gift Annuities as well as scholarship endowments is desired. Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Gift Wrap, and PG Calc is preferred. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background and credit check at the point of hire. The 2017 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport/. A written copy is available upon request by emailing campuspolice@dts.edu. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. To apply for this position, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link to download an employment application and email it to humanresources@dts.edu.

Full-Time Custodian II-Swiss Tower

Department: Custodial Operations
Hours: 40 hours per week 7:00am-3:00pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $23,000-$25,000

Job Description: The Custodian II-Swiss Tower 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:
  • Required on a regular basis:
  • 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.
  • 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 Facility & Plant Operations departments (Activities, Maintenance, Facilities) when directed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Previous custodial experience is helpful. Applicant should be detail oriented, flexible in job assignments, a self-starter, friendly, have good communication skills, and the ability to work alone but also in a team setting. A two-year commitment is preferred. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. The 2016 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. A written copy is available upon request by emailing campuspolice@dts.edu. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. To apply for this position, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link to download an employment application and email it to humanresources@dts.edu.

Part-Time On-Call Custodian II and Mail Clerk

Department: Custodial and Mail Services
Hours: Must be available at least 4 days per week, at least 4 hours per day between 7am-6pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.00 per hour

Job Description: The Part-Time On-Call Custodian II and Mail Clerk is responsible for both routine cleaning under the direction of the Custodial Manager and routine mail clerk duties under the direction of the Mail Services Supervisor when called in to work.

Job Duties:

Custodial Services:

  • Attend all monthly Custodial staff and safety meetings
  • Clean inside assigned building including restrooms, classrooms, office areas, common areas, and breakrooms/kitchens
  • Clean work spaces (computer monitors and phones), blinds, vents, ducts, lights, and overhead items
  • Wash windows (both internal and external) and trash receptacles
  • Perform other duties as needed

Mail Services:

  • Deliver mail to the Post Office in the afternoon
  • Deliver mail and packages to campus
  • Stock the warehouse
  • Assist with bulk mail-outs and fulfilling orders
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail and packages
  • Perform other duties as needed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant must have a valid Texas driver’s license, be able to follow instructions, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and be a team player. Experience with computers, multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail are also desired. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. The 2017 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. A written copy is available upon request by emailing campuspolice@dts.edu. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. To apply for this position, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link to download an employment application and email it to humanresources@dts.edu.

Part-Time Facility Services Tech Assistant

Department: Facilities Services
Hours: 20 hours per week
Available: Immediately
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 do heavy lifting (in excess of 100 pounds occasionally), work with power tools (drills, saws, etc.) and have a valid driver’s license. A two year commitment is requested. The Seminary permits the employment of qualified relatives of employees, of the employee’s household, or immediate family as long as such employment does not, in the opinion of the Seminary, create actual conflicts of interest. More information about this policy is available upon request. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. The 2016 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/dallas/crimereport. A written copy is available upon request by emailing campuspolice@dts.edu. We regret that we are unable to extend an invitation for an interview to every applicant. Only those applicants whose qualifications and experience appear to best match the needs of this position will be contacted. All applicants will be notified by email after the position has been filled. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources. To apply for this position, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link to download an employment application and email it to humanresources@dts.edu.