The town of Seekonk, MA seeks progressive, experienced applicants for the position of Assistant Town Administrator/Human Resources Director. This role performs a variety of tasks including Human Resources Administration and a wide-variety of special projects as assigned including but not limited to administering all human resource functions for all town personnel; assists Town Administrator and Finance Director with budget process; ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, Home Rule Charter, town bylaws, departmental policies, and contracts with third parties; works under the administrative direction of the Town Administrator and under the policy direction of the Board of Selectmen; attends Board of Selectman meetings as required; attends other town board and commission meetings and forums as necessary and serves as the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for the town in the preparation of invitations for bids or requests for proposals for goods and services in compliance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 30B, Chapter 149, Chapter 30 §39M, and Chapter 7C for town purchases.

Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or equivalent preferred. Five to seven years of related administrative experience preferably in a municipal setting; HR Certification is desirable. MCPPO certification is preferred. Substantive knowledge of principles and practices of municipal finance, budgeting, and personnel administration; knowledge of MGL 138 relative to alcohol licensing is desirable.

The Assistant Town Administrator/Human Resource Director is a non-union full time position with a salary of $90,000.

Resumes with cover letters must be submitted to Christina Testa at ctesta@seekonk-ma.gov no later than Aug. 14.