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Hiring a CEO

Discovery Center ~ Great Lakes is hiring!

The Discovery Center ~ Great Lakes is hiring a Chief Executive Officer to advance the reorganized DCGL through the start-up phase to sustainable operation and continued growth. For a detailed description of the job expectations, qualifications, and requirements download this two-page document:
Job Posting for CEO

Candidate Profile

We Are HiringThe CEO is an inspirational leader and a skilled facilitator with passion for bringing people and ideas together to develop and execute a vision. This is a hands-on role for someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and put in the work necessary to create a nationally-recognized, community-developed Great Lakes education, protection, and recreation gem that has a long-term positive influence on the Great Lakes region.

The CEO serves as the chief executive of the Discovery Center and all its facilities including the DCGL campus, Pier & harbor, and  the newly created Collaborative. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.In addition to the physical development of the Discovery Center, the CEO also is responsible for development of the board, the organization and the cohesive working relationship with all the Discovery Center partner organizations and the ongoing operation of all programs and facilities.


Compensation for this role will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Discovery Center ~ Great Lakes offers benefits that include a 401K, group health plan and paid time off.

To apply, please submit résumé and cover letter to dcglceo@gmail.com.

Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2019. All correspondence will be considered confidential.