Brookline, MA (63,000 pop.), which offers vibrant urban life with attractive suburban amenities, is seeking a dynamic and professional leader to serve as its next Town Administrator. The town, bordered on three sides by Boston, is known for its progressive social and political culture and town officials are fully committed to maintaining its inclusive and collaborative municipal environment. Brookline is an active and engaged community with many ongoing and upcoming projects and initiatives. It has a five-member Select Board, an FY22 budget of $368.7M, and Aaa rating. Candidates should be skilled in communications, personnel management, project management, financial management, and collective bargaining. Applicants should have proficient understanding of municipal operations and municipal law, with Mass. knowledge preferred. Candidates should recognize and embrace the diversity of the community and support its goals of equity and inclusion, and recognize the critical importance of climate action and sustainability. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred), in public administration, business management, law, or a related field. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans. Annual salary range: $200K – $220K DOQ. EOE.
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, May 31, 2022, Subject: Brookline Town Administrator, to: