Whitman, MA (15,000 pop.), is seeking a collaborative leader with strong financial acumen and budgeting skills, strategic vision, experience with economic and community development, and excellent communication skills to serve as its next Town Administrator. Whitman is a  beautiful suburban community in southeastern Massachusetts, about 20 miles south of Boston. Whitman’s local government is led by a five-member Board of Selectmen, has an open Town Meeting form of government, and an FY21 budget of approximately $40 mil. It has an Aa3 rating. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (advanced degree preferred) in public administration or a related field. Candidates should have experience in municipal administration or similar, relevant administrative activity. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership and exceptional financial skills, experience in collective bargaining, encourage and support new ideas, know how to appropriately delegate, and be able to build collaborative relationships. Candidates should be strategic, analytical, and have a strong ability to articulate issues and achieve buy-in. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $145K+/- DOQ. Whitman is an EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com. Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 5 p.m. EST, Nov. 13, Subject: Whitman Town Administrator, to: Apply@communityparadigm.com.