Northborough, Mass., (14,500 pop.) seeks a skilled and experienced professional with excellent communications skills who has strong knowledge of personnel functions, understands municipal procurement regulations, is skilled at grant writing and management, and is highly organized to serve as Assistant Town Administrator. The successful candidate will have a collaborative work style and know how to influence and gain the cooperation of personnel.

Northborough is located in Worcester County, approximately 37 miles west of Boston. It has a $71.7 million FY20 operating budget, an Aa1 rating, and 119 FTE employees in town government. The ATA is responsible for personnel, labor relations, risk management, procurement, economic development, and leading special town projects commissioned by the Town Administrator. The ATA assists in the preparation of the annual operating budget and capital improvement budget and in the coordination of maintenance and repairs of town buildings.

A master’s degree in business or public administration and at least three to five years of job-related experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience in the municipal sector, particularly in Massachusetts, is preferred. Salary range: $78,971-$102,633 DOQ. Northborough is an EOE/AA 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, subject line: Northborough ATA, to: Position is Open Until Filled with a first review of applicants on July 13.