14006 Discovery Lane • Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 • 877-543-2085

Employment Opportunities

The Discovery Center is currently seeking an Executive Director.  Please find the job description below.

Each summer we hire summer staff in the way of Environmental Education and Water Education and Outreach Interns.  Information is available late January each year on those positions so please check back!

We are always looking for fun and hard working folks to become volunteers!  To learn more about our volunteer program please go here.

Open Positions:

Executive Director

Through guidance and approval from NLDC's Board of Directors, the E.D. will provide visionary leadership over the operations of the NLDC and will implement its mission and strategic goals.  The E.D. will manage and supervise all aspects of NLDC's operations including programs, personnel, budgets, fundraising, membership, marketing, and facilities.

Position is year-round FT salaried.  Minimum 40 hours/week.  Annual salary range of $50,000-$55,000.  Pay is commensurate with experience and education.  Benefits include Health, Dental, 401K, LTD and STD, plus life Insurance.

Application and full job description are available through the following links.  You may also request application form and job description by mail or calling (see below).

Please submit a completed application form, a 1-2 page resume, and cover letter.  Mail complete application package to the address shown below or send electronic application packages to edsearchcommittee@discoverycenter.net  Deadline for receipt of application package is Friday, June 2, 2017.

ED Job Description 2017

NLDC Application Form

North Lakeland Discovery Center

Attn: Dorothy Wahner

PO Box 237, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Telephone: 866-543-2085


Our Mission

Our mission is to enrich lives and inspire an ethic of care for Wisconsin's Northwoods, through the facilitation of connections among nature, people and community.


Our Location

215 Highway W in Manitowish Waters, about one mile north of Highway 51 and County W

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