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Help us make Indiana a better, more equitable place for everyone.

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Who We Are

Our team members are driven by the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our community, develop innovative solutions to address the critical challenges facing our state, and eager to learn along the way. If you are interested in working alongside a group of curious and passionate people, Ascend could be the place for you. We’re making Indiana a place of economic opportunity for all – join us.

Ascend Indiana is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Ascend Indiana will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Caitlin Sheesley-Brown at or 317.464.5412.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to or 317.464.5412.

Employee Benefits

We believe in investing in our employees as much as we're investing in our community.

Health Insurance

Health Insurance

We've got you covered by paying 100% of health, vision, and dental insurance premiums for individuals and families with an optional HSA contribution.

401 K

401(k) Plan

We want to help you invest in your future with a 5% 401(k) contribution and up to 5% more based on your eligible voluntary contribution.


Life Insurance & Disability

We also provide group life insurance benefits, as well as short- and long-term disability, just in case you need it.


Paid Time Off

We believe it’s important to take time to rest and recharge, so we provide team members with paid time off in addition to 18 company holidays.

Professional Development

Professional Development

We want you to be the best professional version of yourself and are committed to developing a continuous learning culture.

Mission Driven

Mission-Driven Team

We genuinely love the work that we do every day, and through our vision and mission, we have the privilege to make a real impact on our community.

Open Positions

Manager of Talent Partnerships

The Manager of Talent Partnerships will be a key leader on the Network team by conducting research to validate expansion strategies for the Ascend Network and determining a strategic path forward for education and talent providers.

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Manager of Consulting

The Manager of Consulting is a critical member of the Ascend Services team, which develops and delivers innovative talent solutions to Ascend’s clients to solve complex talent and ecosystem challenges.

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Fall 2022 Research & Learning Development Intern

The Research and Learning Development Intern will support the expansion of Ascend’s human assets efforts by conducting research on professional development metrics and evaluation best practices, as well as supporting the implementation of training and onboarding processes through the expansion of a learning management system (LMS).

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Client Development Manager

The Client Development Manager will focus on growing the number of employers utilizing the Ascend Network to connect to talent.

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Consulting Analyst

The Consulting Analyst plays a critical role in closing our state’s talent gaps through developing and delivering comprehensive talent pipeline and strategic plan solutions for central Indiana clients.

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