The town of Salem, NH is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Town Manager/Community affairs. This position assists the Town Manager in promoting the town’s mission, policies and procedures. Completes essential projects under the direction of the Town Manager, but with significant independence. Assumes the role of Town Manager in the Town Manager’s absence. Oversees direct reports in the Community Services, Human Services, Town Clerk/Collections, Community Development and Planning Departments. Serves as the first point of contact for citizen questions, concerns and complaints. Job emphasis on strategic planning, long range planning, CIP, community infrastructure, and economic development.

Qualified applicants must be able to attend evening meetings. Must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, or business administration. Master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Four to six years of experience supervisory and management experience in community development and/or municipal management.

Salary range $102,000- $115,000/yr. depending on qualifications with excellent benefits. For complete job description please visit our website at www.townofsalemnh.org. Submit both your resume and cover letter to hr@salemnh.gov.  EOE