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Director of Ministry Formation

We Are Hiring


Are you interested in an opportunity that will allow you to tie the work of Ascension to our Mission, engaging employees and creating  formative experiences for the leadership and associates of the Wisconsin Ministries? 


Director of Ministry Formation - Full-Time,Day - 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-Friday-Some evening and weekend work required to support various projects - Glendale Medical Commons - Glendale,WI

Why Join Ascension?

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 an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to direct the development and implementation of programs, procedures and strategies for Ministry Formation that serve multiple constituencies within the market.


Collaborates with executives and other leaders to integrate ministry identity within key areas of assignment and accountability and through specific initiatives, programs, services and strategic priorities for Mission Integration as a ministry-wide function.  

Engages with individuals and groups in creating varied opportunities that enable participants to find meaning and purpose in work, to connect with their own values and to find fulfillment and strength for their commitment to serve.

Creates multiple and engaging ways to cultivate authentic spiritual maturing, virtue and values; to foster theological understandings of the human person, vocation, community and ministry; to promote practices of reflection, servant leadership and solidarity with those most vulnerable

Leads Ascension Wisconsin Ministry formation team and is responsible for an annual Ministry Formation plan, budget,and analysis of monthly performance

What You Will Need


  • Master's degree in Theology, Spirituality, Divinity or Ministry required

Work Experience:

  • Five years of experience required.
  • Ten years of experience preferred.
  • Five years of leadership experience 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:
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Job ID: 397316
Category: Mission Integration
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Glendale, WI

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