Dighton, MA (8,500 pop.), a small historic town located along the Taunton River in southeastern Massachusetts, is seeking a talented Town Administrator to provide collaborative leadership to help advance the community’s goals. Experienced and collaborative municipal administrators/managers with strong financial acumen, excellent communication skills, and economic development experience are encouraged to apply. Grant writing and grant administration are essential skills for this role. Dighton’s local government is led by a three-member Board of Selectmen, has an open Town Meeting form of government, and an FY21 budget of approximately $22.3 mil. It has an Aa3 rating. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), preferably in public administration, business administration, management, or a related field. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $115K+/- DOQ. Dighton is a smoke free, drug free, and EOE/AA employer.

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, Dec. 4, Subject: Dighton Town Administrator, to: Apply@communityparadigm.com.