Hubbardston, Mass. (pop. 4758) is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, community-oriented leader to serve as its next Town Administrator. The community adopted a strong Town Administrator position through the approval of Chapter 292 of the Acts of 2012. This quintessential, New England community, is situated in the hill country of central Massachusetts in Worcester County. This predominantly rural community has approximately 42 square miles of land mass and is proud of its open spaces, has a strong commitment to protect and enhance its rural character, yet is located just 18 miles from Worcester which contains world class medical, educational, and cultural assets while providing numerous employment opportunities for its residential population. Led by a five member Select Board, with a traditional open town meeting form of government, the Town Administrator oversees 25 FT employees with 60+/- PT staff and has approved FY2023 town/school budget of $10,055,687 (the approved budget for the schools is less than the actual regional assessment and will need to be reconciled via a Special Town Meeting). The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills which are essential for success in this position with a commitment to providing excellent customer service. BA/BS required, advanced degree preferred, with a minimum of one to three years of municipal management and leadership experience or the equivalent in business, not-for-profit management or higher education administrative experience in a college or university. Salary of up to $110,000+/- to be negotiated by the Select Board that will be dependent on the specific qualifications and experience of the candidate. Hubbardston is an equal opportunity employer. The town is seeking to expedite this process and early submittals from interested candidates are strongly encouraged. For questions related to the search please contact Municipal Resources Inc., at 603-279-0352 x330.

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