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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

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 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 Institutional Research Assistant

Department: Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Hours: 25 hours per week
Available: August 28, 2017
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 2015 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 Clerk

Department: Book Center
Hours: 15-20 hours per week; 7:30am-5:00pm (flexible)
Available: Immediately
Salary: $10.00 per hour

Job Description: The Clerk will provide excellent service for Book Center walk-in, telephone, and mail-order customers.

Job Duties:
  • Cashiering
  • Answering phones/taking phone orders
  • Providing customer service
  • Restocking shelves
  • Filling mail/phone orders
  • Helping with Book Center operations 

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have excellent people and communication skills. Must be self-motivated, organized, and responsible. A positive attitude, retail and computer experience, good math skills, and a college degree are 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 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 Security Officer I

Department: Campus Police
Hours: 24 hours per week: Nights and Weekends
Available: Immediately
Salary: $11.75 per hour

Job Description: The Security Officer I maintains a campus environment in which people are safe from physical harm and property is secure in a manner which is consistent with federal, state, and local laws as well as Seminary regulations. This position ensures a climate conducive to ministry, academic study, extracurricular activity, and residential living.

Job Duties:
  • Patrols campus on foot, and with patrol vehicle, bicycle, or golf cart.
  • Issues parking tickets, assists with arrests, and works with other Police Departments.
  • Secures campus buildings, doors, and gates each night and unlocks in the morning.
  • Investigates crimes, auto accidents, and suspicious persons.
  • Gathers evidence, interviews witnesses, suspects, and complaints.
  • Types reports and issues parking permits.
  • Answers all calls for service.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will have a Texas driver’s license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to analyze and respond to situations quickly, objectively, and accurately. Must respect the rights of others. Must live on or near campus, have a flexible schedule, and be able to work any shift. Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Must have proficiency in computers, be in good physical condition, and be willing to enforce campus policies. Must be able to write reports and perform work as directed. The ability to work well with others, be firm when necessary, and be a self-starter when working alone is desired. Security experience and experience with firearms is helpful. 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 Admissions Telecounselor (Female)

Department: Admissions
Hours: 15 hours per week; 3pm-8pm (flexible)
Available: January 11, 2016
Salary: $10.75 per hour

Job Description: The Female Admissions TeleCounselor will call prospective students, provide information about DTS and our programs, answer questions, and provide general follow-up. The Female TeleCounselor will also participate in various Admissions events and meetings.

Job Duties:
  • Communicate with and encourage prospective students to apply
  • Answer questions from prospective students about DTS and our programs
  • Keep track of phone calls, emails, and texts
  • Learn about DTS programs and admissions policies
  • Interact with prospective students through Seminary Preview Days, online chat, and other special events

Job Requirements: The successful female applicant will possess good communication, relationship, and telephone skills. Must be a team player. Enthusiasm about DTS is a must! Must have a Bachelor’s degree, be able to work weekday evenings (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays), and be available to assist with various departmental needs. Previous marketing experience and a positive personality are preferred. Faithfulness, dependability, and self motivation are also desired. A second year Th.M. student 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 Library Assistant (Circulation)

Department: Library
Hours: 10-20 per week (please indicate availability on application; including weekends, evenings, and summer)
Available: Immediately
Salary: $9.45 per hour

Job Description: The Library Assistant is responsible for circulation of library materials, assisting patrons, and maintaining the reference, periodical, and general collection areas.

Job Duties:
  • Circulate library materials on computer system:
  • charge, discharge, renew materials
  • distribute holds and verify books on hold shelf
  • create, renew, and edit user records
  • Use cash register to collect fees and overdue fines
  • Prepare items at the circulation desk for reshelving
  • Shelve reference books, periodicals, general collection items, and file microfilms
  • Answer the phone, provide limited information regarding library materials, direct other reference questions to reference librarians
  • Assist in searching for missing items
  • Dust shelves and perform other light cleaning
  • Assist in the maintenance of library copiers
  • Help supervisor prepare reserve shelf
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Job Requirements: The successful applicant will be able to communicate well with people. Must have strong attention to detail, be self-starting, and a team player. Must be able to work with numerous interruptions at the front desk. Must be able to prioritize tasks and manage time well. Must be consistently punctual. Must be able to type at least 30 words per minute and have experience with computers, copiers, printers, and typewriters. Must have excellent English skills. Must be able to work some Saturdays, evenings, and summers. Will be required to work Fall, Winter session, and Spring semesters. Library experience and long term commitment to the position is 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 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.