Job Details

Town Administrator
Town of Westwood, MA
Job Description

Westwood, MA (15,000 pop.), is seeking an energetic and talented municipal management professional with exceptional communication and leadership skills to serve as its next Town Administrator. This beautiful suburban community is located 12 miles southwest of Boston. The Town has an AAA rating, strong finances, and ongoing economic development. Westwood is led by a three-member Select Board, has an open town meeting form of government, and a total FY20 budget of approximately $103.2 million. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in public or business administration or a related field and at least seven years of progressive and relevant management experience, with demonstrated skills and abilities in project management, municipal finance and budgeting, economic and community development, and citizen and community engagement. Candidates should have a proven record of municipal leadership, be community-focused, and be able to build cooperative relationships with appointed/elected officials, residents, and town employees. Annual salary: $195K+/-. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Westwood is an EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the community, and the application process, visit Current Opportunities at, or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

Résumés and cover letters via email, in confidence, by 5 p.m. on August 8, 2019, to: Subject: Westwood Town Administrator Search. Please submit a single PDF containing both cover letter and résumé.

Job Details
$195K +/-
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Town of Westwood
580 High St
Westwood, MA 02090-1607
United States
Population: 15,000
Form of Government: Town Meeting