Town Administrator

Town of Wayland, MA

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $175,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 12,994
  • Where: 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778-2614
  • Form of Government: Council-Manager

Post Date: May 18 2018

Deadline: Jun 15 2018

Résumés and cover letters via email, in confidence, by June 15, 2018, to: Subject: Wayland Town Administrator Search. Please submit a single PDF containing both cover letter and résumé.


Town Administrator
Town of Wayland
Wayland, MA (14,000 pop.), is seeking an innovative and community-focused leader with excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills to serve as its next Town Administrator. This attractive community is located in the MetroWest region of Eastern Massachusetts, approximately 18 miles west of Boston. A principally residential community, Wayland has a AAA credit rating, strong finances, and an excellent public school system. Wayland is led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an open town meeting form of government, and a total FY19 operating budget of approximately $79.9 million. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in public administration or related field and at least three to five years of progressive and relevant management experience, with demonstrated skills and abilities in municipal finance, economic development and community planning, project management, personnel administration, municipal procurement, use of technology, and intergovernmental relations. Candidates should have a proven record of municipal leadership and team building, and be able to build cooperative relationships with appointed/elected officials, residents, and town employees. Annual salary: $175K+. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Wayland is an equal opportunity employer.For additional information related to the position, the community, and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

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