Job Details

Town Administrator
Town of Wenham, MA
Job Description

Wenham, MA (5,100 pop.), a vibrant, quintessential New England community located within the seacoast area of northeastern Mass., seeks an experienced and proactive leader to serve as Town Administrator. Candidates should be community and team oriented, have excellent communication skills, and be interested in at least a 5-year tenure. Strong financial acumen, economic development experience, an understanding of regional school districts, and small-town municipal administration experience is preferred. Wenham’s local government is led by a three-member Board of Selectmen, has an open Town Meeting form of government, a AAA rating, and an FY21 budget of approximately $21M. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration or a related field and a minimum of five years of progressive municipal management and leadership experience. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $135K+/- DOQ. Wenham is an EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at Send résumé and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 3 p.m. EST, Feb. 8, 2021, Subject: Wenham Town Administrator, to:

Job Details
$135K +/- DOQ
Job Function:
Chief Administrator (City, County, Town Manager)
Position Type:
Full Time
No preference
Town of Wenham
138 Main St
Wenham, MA 01984-1555
United States
Population: 4,904
Form of Government: Town Meeting

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