Town Administrator

Town of Stratham, NH

Job Details

  • Job Function: Chief Administrator (City/County Manager)
  • Credential: No preference
  • Salary: $105,000. DOQ
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Population: 7,255
  • Where: 10 Bunker Hill Ave. Stratham, NH 03885
  • Form of Government: Town Meeting

Post Date: Aug 8 2018

Deadline: Sep 10 2018

Resume and cover letter in confidence as PDF attachment to:


The Town of Stratham, New Hampshire (population 7405) is seeking a progressive, experienced candidate to serve as its next Town Administrator upon the retirement of its current administrator after 30 years of service. Stratham is located in the Seacoast region of the state, minutes from the beaches and waterfront. Just 50 miles north of Boston, MA and 30 miles east of Manchester, NH it is an easy commute to all the cultural, educational and medical resources of the Northeast. Stratham is proud of the quality of life, close knit “small town” feel, excellent schools and municipal services it provides to the community. This politically and financially stable community is governed by a 3 member Board of Selectmen with a traditional Town Meeting format. With a municipal operating budget of $6.9 million, the Town Administrator oversees services provided by 31 FT and 54 PT employees. The Town has a thriving business/commercial presence which comprises about 16% of the Town’s $1.3 billion total assessed property value. Several multi-national corporations are headquartered in Stratham including Lindt & Sprugli (USA), Timberland and Bauer Hockey.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential. Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in related field and 5 years municipal management experience preferred or equivalent education, training and demonstrated experience. Salary range to $105,000. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Stratham is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information related to the search contact Alan Gould, President, Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352, x320.

Resume and cover letter in confidence as PDF attachment to:


DEADLINE: September 10th, 2018 at 8AM EST

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