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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 Academic Advisor

Department: Advising Center
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: May 15, 2017
Salary: $26,000-$28,000 per year

Job Description: The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing academic advising and other related services to students with the intent of helping them make informed decisions as they progress toward graduation.

Job Duties:
  • Advise students in MACE, MACL, MABC, MACM, MAMW, and MABEL degrees
  • Provide detailed advising for students who walk-in, call, or email
  • Run degree audits for students the semester before they graduate
  • Assist students as they make course selections in light of other responsibilities and DTS course offering realities
  • Advise students regarding degree requirements and planning their degree within the time limit
  • Contact our online and distance students to help them progress toward graduation
  • Conduct academic advising seminars for current students as needed
  • Assist students as they consider the appropriate degree and electives in light of vocational ministry goals
  • Process degree-specific paperwork
  • Assist with cross-departmental initiatives as assigned by the Director of Student Advising
  • Craft resources to help students navigate DTS
  • Learn requirements of other degrees
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of Student Advising 

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be a graduate of DTS or a current student in the latter portion of a professional degree program. Must be a fine example of a student or graduate and have had a positive experience at DTS. Must exhibit excellent interpersonal relationship skills, communication skills, and have a flexible personality. The applicant must be able to empathize with students and help them in the decision making process. Must be a self-starter who is able to work as a part of a team and be great at problem solving. Must be both computer literate and able to compose letters. Good character, discretion, and ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Creativity, multi-tasking, previous experience with academic advising and student records, excellent organizational skills, and training in Christian education is preferred. The ability to work well with a variety of age groups is also desired. A two-year commitment is required. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Full-Time Admissions Processor

Department: Admissions
Hours: 40 hours per week 8:00am-4:30pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $26,000-$28,000 per year

Job Description: The Admissions Processor is responsible for the daily processing of applications and related correspondence and assisting the Director of Admissions with carrying out his responsibilities, keeping his calendar, and assisting with special projects.

Job Duties:
  • Oversee online applications and correspond with applicants as they have questions regarding their application
  • Process status changes of applicants and current students
  • Schedule and coordinate Admissions Committee meetings and take minutes
  • Assist with maintaining the Director of Admissions calendar
  • Generate and update city and alumni letters before Admissions Counselor’s recruiting trips
  • Prepare and update memos and correspondence to go out to prospective and accepted students
  • Serve as backup to receptionist by answering phones and greeting visitors as needed
  • Be a liaison between the Admissions Office and the Administrative Technology Department as well as the Seminary Communications department as it relates to the Admissions website
  • Suggest and supervise improvements and corrections to the DTS database, and online admissions systems
  • Retrieve data related to applicant statistics and demographics
  • Help with database reports, registration, preparation, and other duties as needed for Seminary Preview Day events
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have computer and data entry experience. Must be flexible, detail-oriented, and able to handle confidential information. Must be able to work well with people, work within a team environment, and assist with various departmental needs. Familiarity with DTS and its programs is needed. Experience with the Jenzabar-CX computer system and the ability to type at least 45-60 words per minute 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 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Full-Time Systems Administrator

Department: Information Technology
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: July 1, 2017
Salary: $50,000-60,000 per year

Job Description: The System Administrator is responsible for effective positioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure. This position also ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling faculty, staff, students, and volunteers to fulfill the mission of Dallas Theological Seminary.

Job Duties:
  • Maintain normal operations of systems infrastructure
  • Install new or rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation
  • Ensure accurate and timely backups of computer systems and maintain a practical disaster recovery plan
  • Maintain the following systems: Windows, Linux, Apple server platforms, Microsoft Exchange email, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Active Directory, VMware vSphere and vCenter, and all associated storage and peripherals
  • Perform daily system monitoring, review system and application logs, and verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions
  • Archive files regularly and purge as necessary
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Participate in negotiations for software purchases with vendors
  • Upgrade and configure system software per project or operational needs
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Execute ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required and configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
  • Complete other tasks as directed by IT management or other representatives

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will possess five or more years of experience performing Windows Server configuration, administration, Exchange server administration and configuration, network and computer support, and end-user training. Must be a self-starter, a team player, and able to manage projects efficiently while working in a fast paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills, professional appearance, attitude, and conduct are required. The applicant must have either a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or a comparable combination of education and experience. Must also have experience supporting Exchange 2010-2016, MS SQL, Extensive Active Directory, VMWare Sphere/VCenter support, VEEAM and hosted Linuz VM images. The ability to evaluate technology and deliver presentations to technical and non-technical audiences is required. Experience managing large upgrade projects and operating system migration is needed. Must have a demonstrable understanding and passion for systems backups and recovery. Experience with HP server, EMC SAN, Tegile SAN, Various NAS solutions, PowerShell Scripting, and VolP 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Painter/Carpenter

Department: Facilities and Plant Operations
Hours: 20 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.00-$14.00 per hour

Job Description: The Part-Time Painter/Carpenter will be responsible for campus painting and carpentry projects.

Job Duties:
  • Complete interior and exterior painting assignments
  • Assist with various carpentry-related repairs on campus
  • Assist other FPO trades as needed

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be detail oriented and have both painting experience and mechanical aptitude. Carpentry experience and facilities maintenance experience are also desired. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Full-Time Admissions Counselor & Special Events Assistant (Female)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm (40 hours per week)
Available: June 1, 2017
Salary: $28,000-$30,000 per year

Job Description: The Admissions Counselor & Special Events Assistant represents Dallas Theological Seminary to prospective female students, applicants, and incoming students. This position identifies prospective female students, informing them of Seminary programs, admissions policies, and seminary life, counseling them as to whether seminary study is appropriate for them, and encouraging them to apply. She helps female applicants submit all necessary credentials for admission and evaluates applicants for admission. The Special Events Assistant is responsible for assisting the Special Events Coordinator in planning, implementing, and organizing all aspects of Dallas campus Seminary Preview Days and select Distance Education events as needed.

Job Duties:

Admissions Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Guide selected female admission prospects through the application process, counseling them regarding degree program choice, evaluating them for admission, and facilitating their matriculation as accepted students
  • Serve on the Admissions Committee as an advocate for applicants during the application process
  • Meet with prospective students through scheduled appointments to introduce them to the Seminary, give counsel regarding degree program choice, answer questions, and provide a tour of the campus
  • Represent the Seminary on field visits and reinforce Seminary ties during those visits (e.g. with alumni and college faculty)

Special Events Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Special Events Coordinator to plan, organize, and coordinate all Seminary Preview Day events for the Dallas campus and select events for distance locations. This includes publishing brochures, scheduling events and speakers, enlisting volunteers, planning meals and decorations, communicating with guests before arrival, and evaluation follow-up
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate other on-campus recruitment events as requested
  • Carry out additional special events or projects as assigned by the Director of Admissions

Job Requirements: The successful female applicant will have a professional degree from DTS or be entering the latter portion of her study. Must be able to travel both locally and out of state several times a year, potentially for multiple days at a time. Must exhibit excellent personal relationship, communication, and public speaking skills. Good character, flexibility, confidentiality, discretion, and theological awareness are required. Must be able to lift materials of up to 20 pounds on occasion, including setting up the DTS display on the field. Must be a self-starter who is a fine example of a Dallas Seminary graduate. Must be computer literate, able to efficiently use our computer systems to record activities and correspond via email. Creativity, ability to multi-task, previous recruitment experience, leadership and team-work skills, marketing experience, and excellent organizational skills are helpful. An ability to work with a variety of age groups, previous event planning experience, and a positive experience at DTS is also desired. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Department: DTS en Español
Hours: 25 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.00 per hour

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 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Media Assistant

Department: Mosher Media Center
Hours: 15-20 hours per week including evening and Saturdays
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.60 per hour

Job Description: The Media Assistant is responsible for helping students in the computer labs and assisting students with various media needs, such as audio and video editing and recording, scanning, and creating presentations. This position is also responsible for equipment rental, tracking media usage, answering the telephone, selling supplies, staffing the help desk, teaching training sessions, completing daily lab maintenance, and completing other Media Center tasks as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Assist students in the computer labs using both Mac and PC platforms
  • Gain a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Logos, GarageBand, and iMovie
  • Conduct daily maintenance
  • Handle equipment rental
  • Sell media supplies
  • Provide lamination, binding, video duplication, scanning, and passport photo services
  • Teach software training sessions
  • Assist students with video editing and audio recording

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be a DTS student with familiarity in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and iMovie. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate clearly. Must also have the desire and ability to learn how to use a variety of software and equipment and have excellent teaching and tutoring skills. Photography, scanning, video, and graphic art experience is desired. Familiarity with DTS Turabian style, Logos, Photoshop, GarageBand, and Final Cut Pro is also helpful. A two-year commitment is required. 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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Maintenance Worker III (Multi-trade)

Department: Facilities and Plant Operations
Hours: 40 hours per week; 8:00am-4:30pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $28,000-$30,000 per year

Job Description: The Maintenance Worker III (Multi-trade) is responsible for multiple types of repairs and maintenance of campus buildings and grounds.

Job Duties:
  • Maintain campus electrical systems
  • Assist with HVAC, plumbing, Access management, carpentry, paint, and electrical trades as directed
  • Complete minor landscape maintenance projects

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a Texas driver’s license, strong mechanical aptitude, and experience in multiple trades. Facilities maintenance, lighting, and electrical experience is desired. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link.

Part-Time Chapel Technician

Department: Media Support
Hours: 15 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.50 per hour

Job Description: The Media Support Chapel Technician runs sound and other AV equipment Tuesday through Friday during the chapel service and assists with evening and weekend events as needed.

Job Duties:
  • Set-up and take down AV equipment for chapel
  • Run sound and other AV equipment during chapel service
  • Assist with evening and weekend set-ups as needed
  • Be on-call for emergencies during business hours

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be able to lift heavy equipment while negotiating stairs. Must be teachable and willing to learn the operation of computer and AV equipment including soundboards. Must be available for on-call for emergencies and able to work varied hours. Must be able to discern sound pitch, sound quality, and colors. Must have excellent communication skills and be detail-oriented. Previous experience running sound and AV equipment as well as availability prior to chapel for sound checks and set up is desired. Living close to or on campus is also helpful. 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 download a DTS employment application form by scrolling to the top of this page and clicking on the Employment Application link. 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.