Hudson, MA (20,000 pop.), a diverse, thriving and historic former mill town, is seeking a talented Executive Assistant, a position which carries the same responsibilities and authority as a Town Administrator. Hudson seeks an experienced municipal leader with exceptional financial acumen and strong communication skills, experience with economic development, personnel administration and collective bargaining, and strong interpersonal skills. Hudson is located about 26 miles from Boston, has an AA rating, and an FY21 budget of approximately $80.2M. It is led by a five-member Select Board and has open Town Meeting. While primarily a residential community, Hudson has a thriving downtown that has become a dining destination. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in public administration or a related field. Candidates should be analytical, approachable, and forward thinking.

The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $165K+/- DOQ. Hudson is an AA/EOE. By charter, the Executive Assistant is required to establish residence within town within nine months following position appointment; however, the Select Board recently passed a motion to remove the residency requirement and will seek approval at Town Meeting in the Spring.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 3 p.m. EST, Feb. 3, Subject: Hudson Executive Assistant, to: