The town of Townsend seeks qualified applicants for the position of Grant Administrator.  The position is part-time, 15 hours per week with a flexible schedule.


The Grant Administrator oversees, coordinates, and is responsible for the reporting and management of grants received by the municipality. The Grant Administrator supports Boards, Committees, Departments and/or the Town Administrator through administrative oversight of grant funding.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Human Services, or related field, and one to two years of relevant grant writing and administration experience preferred. Proficiency in math, demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively, and excellent computer skills including word processing, database and spreadsheet (Excel) competence are required.

A valid Massachusetts Driver’s License is required.


The salary is  $30.98/hour.  This is a Union position subject to collective bargaining agreements.

Please forward a letter of interest with resume and completed application to Ross Perry, Interim Town Administrator, 272 Main Street, Townsend, MA 01469, or via email to

Employment application and detailed job description are available at

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

The Town of Townsend is an AA/EOE.