Longmeadow, MA (15,700 pop.), is seeking an experienced municipal management professional with exceptional collaborative leadership and communication skills to serve as its next Town Manager. This charming suburban community is located near Springfield in western Massachusetts. It has long been considered a premiere community in the region. The town has an Aa2 rating, stable tax base, and sound fiscal policies. Longmeadow is led by a five-member Select Board, has an open town meeting form of government, and a total FY20 budget of $65.97 million. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration or a related field as well as progressive and relevant management experience,with demonstrated skills and abilities in municipal finance and budgeting, human resources, and economic and community development. Candidates should have a proven record of municipal leadership and be able to build cooperative relationships with appointed/elected officials, residents, and town employees. Annual salary: $145K+/-. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Longmeadow is an EEO/AA employer.

For additional information related to the position, the community, and the application process, visit www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com.

Resumes and cover letters via email, in confidence, by August 16, to: apply@communityparadigm.com. Subject: Longmeadow Town Manager Search. Please submit a single PDF containing both cover letter and resume.