Lakeville (11,000 pop.), is seeking a dynamic and proactive management professional to serve as its next Town Administrator. This semi-rural community is located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, approximately 38 miles from Boston. Lakeville is led by a three-member Board of Selectmen, has an Open Town Meeting form of government, and a total general fund budget of approximately $27.67 million. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and/or master’s degree in a field related to municipal management or in an equivalent field, such as accounting, business management, or law. Candidates should have experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager, or education and experience that is equivalent showing a progressive leadership history in public and/or private organizations. Candidates should possess demonstrated skills, abilities, and knowledge in municipal finance, personnel administration, strategic planning, grant writing, municipal procurement, economic development and community planning, and intergovernmental relations. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership and strategic vision, and be team oriented and able to build cooperative and collaborative relationships with appointed/elected officials, citizens, and town employees. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $135K+/-, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Lakeville is an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25, to: