Town Administrator

Town of Adams, MA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: Compensation, including excellent benefits, is commensurate with experience and will be a subject of negotiations with the Selectmen.
  • Position Type: Contract
  • Population: 8,485
  • Website: http://town.adams.ma.us
  • Where: 8 Park Stn , Adams, MA
  • Form of Government: Representative Town Meeting
HOW TO APPLY

Post Date: Feb 1 2018

Deadline: Feb 28 2018

Candidates should submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and three professional references to: Town Administrator Screening Committee, c/o Adams Board of Selectmen, 8 Park Street, Adams, MA 01220, or via email to ApplyTA@town.adams.ma.us. Additional information at: www.town.adams.ma.us (EOE/AA)

Summary

The Town of Adams (pop. 8,500) is seeking resumes from qualified persons with proven administrative ability and at least three years municipal management experience for the position of Town Administrator. Responsible for day-to-day operations of town government – hiring of personnel, collective bargaining and labor relations, budget preparation, capital planning, economic development, procurement, oversight of town departments and functions, and other duties as defined in the town charter. Position reports to a five-member Board of Selectmen; FY18 budget is $15.5 million. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written skills, knowledge of municipal management and finance, a strong and effective leadership style, outstanding interpersonal, financial, analytical, organizational and planning skills, and professional integrity. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; MPA, MBA desirable. Compensation, including excellent benefits, is commensurate with experience and will be a subject of negotiations with the Selectmen. Reply in confidence by 4:00 PM, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 or until the position is filled.

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