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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

Systems Technician

Department: Information Technology
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: 12/01/2017
Salary: $35,000-$40,000 per year

Job Description: The Systems Technician is responsible for the design, configuration, recovery, support, and operational management of a portion of the Windows, Apple, and Linux ‘Office Class’ computers and peripherals. These systems help support more than 350 employees and 1800 students in a demanding academic environment. It is the responsibility of the Systems Technician to follow the lead of the Senior Systems Analyst and other team leaders to help foster quality technical services within the entire Information Technology Department.

Job Duties:
  • Provide specific management and maintenance of designated systems running Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Apple OSX, and Linux support of DTS’ technology
  • Work with the desktop, systems, and support staff to keep IT technology operational in an excellent manner
  • Assist in the implementation and administration of many aspects of the IT office technology and participate in the completion of projects
  • Collaborate with IT teams to deploy IT services and provide expertise and assistance
  • Assist with the installation, administration, monitoring, and triage of technology products
  • Help to prioritize team work to the benefit of faculty and students with deference to critical staff functionality
  • Create Desktop Computing security policies; implement and maintain anti-virus, anti-malware, and other security related desktop software packages
  • Assist in the escalation support for unresolved help desk issues
  • Evaluate and recommend testing and evaluation of new procedures, software, and hardware
  • Assist with other tasks as directed by IT management or other representatives
  • Help ensure that IT policies and standards are observed
  • Assist in implementation of all patch releases and updates related to desktop computing


Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have five years of experience performing Windows OS and Mac OSX configuration, administration, computer support, and end-user training. Must have a degree in Computer Science or a related field, or comparable combination of education and field experience. Experience with Windows System Center, NTFS Permissions knowledge, and AGDLP and Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC) in a native-mode Active Directory domain is required. Must be dedicated to project completion, be task-oriented, industrious, and a self-starter. Must be able to interface well with technical, non-technical, and management personnel across departmental and project boundaries and contribute substantially. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Must have experience supporting Windows Server 2012r2 and later. Must be able to follow detailed instructions, possess detailed knowledge and experience administering Windows 10 and later, and create and maintain IT documentation. Must support the Seminary’s mission. Experience with Windows Scripting/Power Shell, Backup Technology, Volume Replication, installation, maintenance or administration, HP Desktop/Notebook, Microsoft Surface Tablet/Book and Mac, Disk Drive imaging and Windows Group Policy administration are preferred. A minimum 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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Administrative Assistant

Department: Dallas Seminary Foundation
Hours: 40 hours per week
Available: December 1, 2017
Salary: $27,000-$30,000 per year

Job Description: The Administrative Assistant provides support for the President of the Dallas Seminary Foundation (DSF) and those overseeing Planned Giving and Gift Administration in the Department. This position is also responsible for providing general administrative support for the DSF staff and serving as the receptionist for the Department.

Job Duties:

General Office Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones, take messages, and direct callers to the correct individuals
  • Scan and document incoming client paperwork/checks and call donors to acknowledge receipt as appropriate
  • Prepare DSF correspondence as needed
  • Maintain files and correspondence
  • Secure facilities for meetings and seminars along with coordinating the details of the events
  • Provide Notary Public Services
  • Maintain and order office supplies for the department
  • Sort and distribute office mail
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Specific Office Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative assistance to the President, Planned Giving Officers, and Gift Administration Team for ongoing workload and special projects by:
  • Assisting in proposal preparation for client presentations
  • Creating and maintaining both paper and electronic donor files
  • Assisting in the mailing of quarterly reports, tax filings, and compliance paperwork
  • Scanning and filing backup documentation for the Gift Administration Department
  • Update and maintain donor information in software database programs (Raiser’s Edge, Gift Wrap, and iPhi), and create new donor/client hard copy and electronic files
  • Make client contacts through annual touch team calls
  • Assist in the production and distribution of the DSF newsletter, enewsletter, and other marketing materials
  • Assist in developing presentations, meetings, seminars, and conferences and produce handouts for those presentations
  • Conduct research to complete special projects and report assignments as needed
  • Manage the correspondence/gift schedule for participants
  • Assist the President in coordinating the preparation for regular Board Meetings by arranging presentation materials, the meeting room, and meals.
  • Coordinate the preparation and mailing of the International Leaders Scholarship Program (ILSP) newsletter, Thanksgiving cards, and Birthday cards
  • Oversee distribution of scholarship thank-you letters to donors
  • Update obituaries to be sent out monthly to various departments 

Job Requirements: The successful candidate will have a minimum of three to five years of previous office experience, excellent communication skills in person and over the phone, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality with client information. The ability to manage time effectively while being detail-oriented is essential. Must have excellent organizational, project management, and computer skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, database programs, and PowerPoint is required. Must have excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills. A self-starter who is excellent at solving problems while prioritizing tasks from multiple professionals is desired. A Bachelor’s degree 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 download a DTS employment application, please scroll to the top of this page and click on the employment application link.

Part-Time Office Assistant

Department: Registrar's Office
Hours: 20 hours per week
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.00-$12.00 per hour

Job Description: The Office Assistant is responsible for assisting students in all phases of their academic program completion by providing assistance with the Registrar’s Office responsibilities.

Job Duties:
  • Serve as a backup for the front desk
  • Assist with the Registrar’s Office emails, phone calls, and visitors  
  • Maintain and update student records
  • Assist the Assistant Registrar with the registration process and scheduling of classes
  • Process student theses
  • Provide graduation support and assist with commencement activities

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a strong customer service perspective, excellent oral and written communication skills, and be detail-oriented. A minimum typing speed of 45 words per minute is required. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and abide by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Prior experience working with student records and registrar processes 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. 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 Teaching Faculty

Department: Pastoral Ministries
Available: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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, and pastoral theology according to
  • departmental criteria in English and/or Spanish.
  • Travel to extension sites 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, student recruitment, and other events
  • Serve on faculty committees as assigned.
  • Oversee European cohort for distance education as needed

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in biblical/theological studies, have one graduate degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, and be in full agreement with and willing to sign the DTS Doctrinal Statement annually and live by the lifestyle standards stated in the Faculty Handbook (mandatory). Must have proven experience in pastoral ministry, significant pastoral ministry and theological education experience, demonstrated ability to teach in higher theological education, ability to work as a member of a team of colleagues, ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish (written and oral), and have significant European ministry experience. Please direct all letters of interest (with accompanying CV) or inquires to: Dr. Vic Anderson, Chairman and 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 214-887-5330 The application deadline for submitting a CV is December 8, 2017.

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. At this time, only non-students will be considered for this position. 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 Custodian II-Swiss Tower

Department: Custodial Operations
Hours: 40 hours per week 7:00am-3:00pm
Available: Immediately
Salary: $21,000-$22,500

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