Middleton, Mass. (9,800 pop.), seeks a proactive, community leader, who is committed to organizational excellence, to serve as the next Town Administrator. The town is a quintessential New England community, located within a short drive from the north shore and just 23 miles from Boston. With a rural farming heritage, Middleton is a bustling community with a “hometown feel” that includes a combination of residences, business, and agriculture. Middleton has an Open Town Meeting form of government and is led by a five-member Select Board and Town Administrator. This is a politically and financially stable community as evidenced by having only three Town Administrators in 45 years and the beneficiary of an AA+ bond rating by S&P Global. The town’s operating budget, including schools (K-6 plus a regional HS) is $43.1M, with approximately 90 town FTEs. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field (master’s preferred); at least five years’ progressive municipal management and leadership experience, or relevant combination of experience and education. Salary range $165,000-$195,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The town also offers a competitive municipal benefits package.

Middleton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The town provides reasonable accommodations to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process.

For further information, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at www.mrigov.com/career or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to recruitment@mrigov.com by Feb. 6 at 8 a.m EST.

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