Jobs at ICR

The Institute for Creation Research has a long history of hiring the best and brightest for our work in the fields of scientific research, education, publishing, and other areas vital to the successful communication of our message.

Accounts Receivable Clerk (On-site only—Dallas, TX. Not open to remote work.)

Position Overview

The Accounts Receivable Position is responsible to ensure that all income to ICR is properly deposited, recorded, and reported to the correct individuals within ICR. This includes handling all donations, sales, event deposits, AR payments, and income from any other source. You will also be expected to communicate with donors regarding one-time donations, ongoing automatic donations, as well as other questions and issues that arise.

Essential Job Functions

  • Gather, reconcile, and record credit card settlements of donations, ticket sales, and book/DVD sales
  • Sort through all mail and handle donations made via check, money order, and/or cash
  • Make daily online check deposits
  • Interact with donors via phone, email, and mail regarding donations and/or other ICR-related questions
  • Input all donations, sales, and other income of any kind into a daily Excel file. Deliver this daily report with supporting documents to the correct individuals
  • Prepare and report cash deposits, as well as deposits of foreign (non-U.S.) checks, money orders, and currency
  • Communicate with other departments when necessary to ensure that operations run smoothly
  • Ensure that each donation is associated with the correct account code and project code
  • Manage recurring automatic donations, staying up-to-date with the correct information by interacting with donors
  • Process accounts receivable payments
  • Complete other duties as assigned by CFO, Comptroller, and Senior Accountant

Qualifications

  • Agreement with ICR’s core principles and purpose
  • Written testimony of faith/salvation
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business preferred
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft office products, especially Excel and Word
  • Honesty – The person in this position will be handling money as well as confidential information, and so it is required that he or she is completely trustworthy and takes integrity very seriously
  • A careful and detail-oriented approach – It is necessary that the person in this position pays close attention to the many details involved in his or her daily duties. This position requires someone who is able to keep themselves organized
  • Ability to focus – The person in this position must be able to stay mentally focused and alert, even when performing repetitive tasks
  • Good attitude – The work environment here at ICR is one of encouragement, support, excellence, kindness, respect, and a can-do attitude. We are only interested in hiring individuals who will continue to add to that environment

Note: This position overview is not intended to be all-inclusive and is subject to change. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Publishing Specialist (On-site only—Dallas, TX. Not open to remote work.)

Position Overview

The Publishing Specialist position is an important role in the ICR Communications Department. As a vital member of the communications team, you will create resources for ICR, including books, magazines, devotionals, brochures and pamphlets, news articles, children’s resources, and other print and digital publications. The Publishing Specialist will contribute in the following areas: submissions and acquisitions, digital content development, new product development, developmental and line editing, content creation, writing, marketing, copywriting, contracts, permissions, and other aspects of publishing. The Publishing Specialist must be able to communicate complex ideas to general audiences while creating compelling and marketable content for ICR’s printed and online resources. Must have exceptional editing and writing skills.

Essential Job Functions

  • Write original, innovative, engaging content for print communications pieces and publications, including ICR articles, books, devotionals, promotional materials, press releases, and public statements
  • Create engaging copy for print ads, book covers, marketing blurbs, and other publishing promotional materials
  • Strategize with the Director of Communications on departmental initiatives and resources
  • Assist with content management and development
  • Work closely with the graphic design specialist to develop content storyboards and resources
  • Ensure proper use of images in published materials
  • Respond to permissions and interview requests
  • Work with other departments within the organization to fulfill content requests; edit and review other departments’ written communications as needed
  • Edit and review ICR’s printed periodicals Acts & Facts and Days of Praise
  • Edit and review ICR’s published books
  • Review submissions and communicate with authors involved in the ICR publishing process
  • Prepare and publish digital versions of ICR’s published print books
  • Edit, prepare, and schedule online news articles
  • Provide support for communications team projects

Requirements

  • Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (flexibility available – will discuss)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, journalism, marketing, English, or a communications-related field
  • Experience in freelance or traditional publishing (children’s resources a plus)
  • At least three years prior communications, writing, and/or editorial experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter, strong interpersonal skills, team player, able to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Agreement with ICR’s core principles and mission

Additional Preferred Abilities

  • Knowledge of the fundamental issues involved in the creation-evolution debate
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Outlook, Adobe InDesign, Vellum
  • Experience in public relations, promotions, copywriting, and marketing

Note: This position overview is not intended to be all-inclusive and is subject to change. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Guest Services Associate (On-site only—Dallas, TX. Not open to remote work.)

Position Overview

The Guest Services Associate position is an important role that supports the ICR Discovery Center as a professional and outgoing service provider. In this role you can expect to operate a POS system, apply basic computer skills, handle money, and communicate with guests and volunteers alike. You will need to demonstrate knowledge of current exhibits, store merchandise, museum layout and a general understanding of the ministry of the Institute for Creation Research.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide our guests with friendly, knowledgeable and fast service with a gracious attitude
  • Assist with restocking, cleaning, and merchandising in the store and stock room areas
  • Operate a POS system including a cash register that accepts multiple payment types
  • Communicate effectively with guests, team members, and volunteer team members
  • Contribute to a positive work environment

Other Skills/Abilities/Necessities

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate personal integrity & responsibility
  • Ability to follow the dress code and maintain a professional appearance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of ICR resources, products and current exhibits

Qualifications

  • Written testimony of salvation
  • Knowledge and acceptance of ICR core principles and purposes
  • The ability to bend, reach, lift and carry packages up to 40lbs
  • The ability to stand between 4-6 hours consecutively
  • A personable, friendly, and hospitable personality
  • Available to work 40 hours a week which include weekends and some evenings - flexibility is important
  • Minimum of a high school diploma; associate degree or higher preferred
  • 1 year of retail experience - preferably in a museum, specialty, or book store environment

Note: This position overview is not intended to be all-inclusive and is subject to change. Employees may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Resumes may be submitted via email to jobs@icr.org, or via fax to 214-615-8297.

For questions regarding employment with ICR, please email: jobs@icr.org