Lower School Director of Student Life

Lower School Director of Student Life


The Lower School Director of Student Life is part of the Lower School administrative team. The Director of Student Life operates as a campus supervisor on a rotation of all three Lower School campuses. The position also has the overall responsibility for Lower School student programs, special celebrations, activities, and school-sponsored social gatherings. 


  • Collaborate as part of the Lower School leadership team in various administrative roles including parent communication and campus supervision.
  • Together with the Lower School leadership team, lead and guide the student discipline process and implement Student Handbook policies, expectations, and standards.
  • Serve as a curator of student culture at Ben Lippen School; focus on the “who” side of students and the overall Lower School experience.
  • Foster a strong sense of community and spirit and promote the school’s core values in the Lower School.
  • Work with divisional leadership to ensure the Lower School’s educational program delivers on the school’s mission.
  • Develop and coordinate class-level activities, service projects, and programs with Lower School’s leadership team.
  • Initiate student programs, oversee team activities, and collaborate with the Lower School Parent-Teacher Fellowship leaders to plan school-sponsored social gatherings.
  • Collaborate with the Lower School leadership team to ensure support for all students’ relational growth in order to enhance school culture.
  • Provide vision and oversight for the Lower School student life program.
  • Work with the Head of School and Executive Team leaders to implement the School’s strategic initiatives and key PK3-4th grade priorities in the Lower School.
  • Fulfill all other duties and responsibilities assigned by the school.


  • Be of strong Christian faith 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Prior experience in a similar student life role preferred
  • Experience in an educational setting preferred.
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skill using technology
  • ACSI certification, or work toward attaining certification upon hiring
  • Passion for serving children and families through the high calling of Christian education.


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.
Ben Lippen School
Lower School
Time Period
40 hours/11 months

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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)

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