Northborough, Massachusetts (pop. 16,000), is seeking an enthusiastic, proactive, community-oriented leader to serve as its next Town Administrator. This quintessential New England town is situated in eastern Worcester County and is primarily a residential suburban community with a growing high tech, commercial and retail business sector. Northborough is ideally located at the intersection of Interstate 495 and 290 and is just 10 miles from Worcester and 30 miles from Boston, not far from world class medical, educational, recreational, entertainment and cultural assets while providing numerous employment opportunities for its residents. Led by a five-member Select Board, with a traditional open town meeting form of government and an established town charter, the Town Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer and oversees 120 FT employees and an approved FY24 operating budget of $80 million and an FY24 capital budget of $2.8 million. This is a full service community and it is known for being well managed and fiscally conservative, as evidenced by its investment grade Aa1 bond rating by Moody’s Investors Services.

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, MPA/MBA preferred, with a minimum of five to eight years of progressive municipal management and leadership experience or the equivalent in business, not-for-profit management or higher education. The town established the salary range of $185,000 to $210,000, to be negotiated by the Select Board and dependent on the specific qualifications and experience of the candidate. The town also offers a competitive benefits package. Northborough is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion to create diverse workforce. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

For further information, potential candidates are directed to the Municipal Resources, Inc. website at or to contact Municipal Resources, Inc. at 603-279-0352 ext. 330.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence, as a PDF attachment to by Monday, Oct. 2, at 8 a.m. EDT.