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HR Assistant

We Are Hiring

HR Assistant

Hours: Full-Time, Days 

Location: Ascension Corporate Services Office 400 W Riverwoods Parkway- Milwaukee, WI

Looking to grow a career within HR? This role will give you a great foundation and the skills needed for your future within HR! 

Why Join Ascension?

Since 1848, our Ascension Wisconsin physicians and associates have embraced changing times and growing communities to provide quality healthcare for our patients. Our system is comprised of 23 hospitals and over 100 clinics. You might recognize Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Ministry Healthcare, Columbia St. Mary’s, or Affinity Healthcare.  These 4 healthcare entities make up Ascension Wisconsin.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As a HR Assistant with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to assist with day-to-day operation of HR Department, facilitate the smooth functioning of HR operations, and represent HR and the organization to associates, new hires and external parties.


  • Performs clerical functions in support of the HR department staff, including screening telephone calls and handling general inquiries, ordering and maintaining office supplies, distributing mail, and processing and monitoring invoices for payment.
  • Coordinates arrangements for meetings, local events, conferences and workshops.
  • Prepares and coordinates meeting materials, presentations and A/V materials.
  • Maintains assigned calendars and schedules meetings and conference calls.
  • Supports administrative processes for new hire onboarding, including maintenance of I-9 forms.
  • Maintains confidentiality in handling highly sensitive information.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required.


  • HR experience is preferred. 


Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 345854
Category: Human Resources
Facility: MOSTL Ascension Human Resource
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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