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Director of Spiritual Life and Discipleship


Under the direction of the middle and high school principals, the Director of Spiritual Life and Discipleship will seek to engage the students in grades 5-12 to grow in their knowledge and relationship with Jesus Christ, as well as “Dream Big, Pray Much, and Serve Others."  To accomplish this, areas of responsibility include student discipleship, spiritual formation, worldview integration, overseeing chapels, planning retreats, organizing Bible studies, leading faculty discipleship training, and developing a thoughtful and thorough plan to develop disciples and disciple-makers.


  • Cast a vision for spiritual formation that is biblically based and aligns with Ben Lippen School philosophies and systems of belief.
  • Planning and oversight of middle school/high school chapels
  • Oversee the high school discipleship student group.
  • Coordinate all bible studies, retreats, spiritual life special events, etc.
  • Create and lead a systematic culture of student leadership, discipleship and mentoring using adults and students.
  • Serve in the role of “campus pastor” for all issues related to the spiritual welfare of the student body, staff, and faculty.
  • Meet with local pastors and other Christian groups to discuss avenues of partnerships that will benefit both Ben Lippen and their organization.
  • Develop service opportunities and partnerships for Ben Lippen students to serve our community.
  • Fulfill all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Be of strong Christian faith; have a passion for serving children and families through the high calling of Christian education.
  • Pastoral and counseling experience with adults and families
  • Highly relational with established record of cultivating strong, appropriate relationships with students and adults.
  • Experience in a Christian school environment or classroom preferred.
  • Obvious love and desire to communicate the gospel of Christ to young people.
  • Effective written and verbal communicator.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree preferred.


BLS/CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.

Interested and qualified candidates will need to complete the Ben Lippen Employment Application. The application must be completed and submitted to the Headmaster’s office as shown on the last page of the application. (Please do not use the CIU Employment application.)

Ben Lippen School
Upper School
Time Period
40 Hours/10 months

CIU Employment Application CIU Global (Online) Adjunct Application Resident Adjunct for the Cook School of Business Application Resident Adjunct for the College of Arts and Sciences Application Resident Nursing Adjunct for the School of Nursing Application

Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

If you are applying for a Ben Lippen position and are unable to download the Ben Lippen application, please contact Human Resources at or 1-800-777-2227 ext. 5009.


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