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The town of Holbrook, MA (11,500 population), is seeking an experienced, strategic, and visionary leader with strong communication and collaborative skills to serve as its Town Administrator. This is an immediate position. Holbrook is a full-service municipality led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an representative town meeting form of government, and a total operating budget of approximately $41 million. Duties include but are not limited to: administering and coordinating town departments, personnel, and programs for the effective delivery of government services to the residents of the Town of Holbrook.
Serve as liaison to all town Departments and Boards, Commissions and Committees. Attend all Select Board meetings. Ensure timely response to all citizens’ requests and inquiries. Facilitate financial operations of the town and assist the Select Board in the preparation of the annual budget. Assist with preparation of federal and state grant applications. Perform other duties as established by the Select Board. Qualifications and experience: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in public administration or related field, and at least five years of relevant management experience, with demonstrated skills and abilities in municipal finance, economic development, and community planning, personnel administration, labor relations, municipal procurement, use of technology, government law, and intergovernmental relations.
Compensation: Salary to be negotiated with the Select Board, commensurate with experience
Work Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Board of Selectman meetings are weekly on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. May also be required to work beyond normal business hours to attend evening meetings. Flexible schedule as conditions require.
Supervision: Direct report to the Select Board
How to apply: Applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to Daniel Lee, Select Board Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Position will be advertised until June 21, 2021.