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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 Cashier

Department: Business Office
Hours: 35 hours per week
Available: December 1, 2017
Salary: $29,000-$32,000 per year

Job Description: The Cashier will maintain and balance Business Office petty cash, disburse petty cash for authorized expenses & advances, and process payments for tuition, fees, rent, and departmental income. The Cashier assists students, faculty, and staff with various inquiries, and assists with Student Account and Direct Loan responsibilities. The Cashier also cashes checks and processes gift checks and deposits.

Job Duties:
  • Process transactions and balance the Jenzabar CX software program cashier module
  • Prepare deposits and change orders
  • Count and maintain Business Office petty cash
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff with phone, email, or in-person inquiries
  • Understand the Jenzabar CX student accounting module, Tuition Management System (payment plan), the lockbox system, Raisers Edge fundraising software, and matching gift process
  • Process student refund requests

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have excellent customer service skills, be well mannered and servant-hearted. Must have excellent computer skills along with accounting or banking experience (degree in accounting helpful). Must be detail oriented, organized, able to handle cash and numbers, and able to work with interruptions. A team player with a positive attitude and self-motivation is required. Must have a minimum of two years office experience. 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 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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Full-Time Administrative Assistant

Department: DTS en Español
Hours: 35 hours per week
Available: December 4, 2017
Salary: $20,000-$21,840 per year

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant provides support for the Director of DTS en Español (DTSE) in the daily administration of DTSE including organization, communication, record maintenance, and other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Job Duties:
  • Assist the Director of DTSE with daily administrative duties
  • Assist other DTSE members with administrative tasks as necessary
  • Assist the Ministerial Coordinator for DTSE in the administration of all aspects of the Spanish DMin program, including student advising, correspondence, dissertation processes, and preparation duties for winter and summer terms
  • Assist and advise students in the admissions and registration processes for DTSE programs
  • Assist in ongoing student advising within DTSE programs
  • Maintain  and distribute updated course schedules for DTSE programs
  • Assist with DTSE promotions
  • Monitor student progress, follow-up with students who have not registered or contacted DTSE about a leave of absence, and process withdrawals when necessary
  • Coordinate trips for DTSE team members and logistics for onsite/online hybrid courses
  • Follow up on administrative tasks assigned to others outside of DTSE
  • Assist in some translation work
  • Complete other administrative duties as assigned

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be bilingual in English and Spanish (both written and oral). Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be able to work independently with little supervision. Must have strong computer, web, and note-taking skills. Must have excellent people skills, long range planning skills, and organizational skills. Must be self-confident, self-motivated, flexible, and have a positive attitude. Personality testing may be a requirement. 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 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Institutional Research Assistant

Department: Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Hours: 25 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $13 per hour

Job Description: The Institutional Research Assistant reports to the Associate Director of Institutional Research and assists in the ongoing evaluation of the Seminary. This individual will compile and provide institutional and comparative information for decision support, help produce studies and information for Seminary management and planning, compile and manage databases for response to internal and external queries, and provide administrative help to the department as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Help maintain institutional surveys, questionnaires, and assessment tests
  • Facilitate data collection for institutional research
  • Assist in preparation of official on-campus institutional research reports
  • Maintain institutional survey data and departmental holds
  • Respond to departmental inquiries

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will exhibit knowledge of intermediate statistical methods and Microsoft Excel software. Must possess the ability to learn institutional research while in a seminary environment, along with an ability to learn electronic systems for gathering, storing, and processing information from a variety of sources. Must have the ability to analyze, evaluate, organize, present, and archive data, while maintaining professionalism and politeness when working with others. Must be a clear and effective communicator in both verbal and written form and have an ability to balance multiple projects. Must appreciate and embrace the Seminary’s institutional effectiveness process. A team player with computer, organizational, and analytical skills is preferred. 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 2017 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at: http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Online Education Videographer

Department: Media Production
Hours: 7am-9pm; 10-15 hours per week
Available: October 16, 2017
Salary: $12 per hour

Job Description: The Online Education Videographer will report directly to the Director of Media Production and Senior Video Producer and will act as one of two employees responsible for recording all DTS Online Education classes.

Job Duties:
  • Set up recording equipment and prep talent
  • Record classes and chapel
  • Manage media to/from recording devices to appropriate servers
  • Set up projects within a non-linear editing system (NLE)

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have experience with PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) cameras, live switching, and digital recording. Must be comfortable with audio/video equipment (setup, teardown, signal flow, etc.) and be able to trouble shoot signal flow problems as required. Must be punctual, reliable, and willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and summers as needed. A positive, ambitious, teachable, and energetic personality is desired. Willingness to continue learning and developing skills and talents is also desired. Experience working in a live-production environment and familiarity with NLE systems such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, or Avid is preferred. 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 2017 DTS Crime Report can be viewed at http://www.dts.edu/departments/campus/campuspolice/. 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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.