Rockland, MA (17,500 pop.), is seeking a strategic, proactive, and decisive municipal management professional to serve as its next Town Administrator. This close-knit and vibrant community is located in Plymouth County, approximately 20 miles south of Boston. Rockland is led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an Open Town Meeting form of government, and a total general fund budget of approximately $68.3 million. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field (master’s degree in public administration preferred), experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager preferred, and demonstrated skills and abilities in municipal finance and budgeting, personnel management, strategic planning, grant writing, municipal procurement, economic development, and community planning. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership and strategic vision, be highly ethical, 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 up to $150K+/-, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rockland 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 resume and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, by 5 p.m. on March 4, with subject line Rockland Town Administrator, to: