Spencer, MA (11,500 pop.), a charming semi-rural community in Central Worcester County, seeks a skilled Town Administrator to provide leadership that will assist the town in achieving its many goals. Spencer is seeking a confident and collaborative leader with strong financial acumen, economic development experience, excellent people skills, and a creative mindset. Spencer’s local government is led by a five-member Select Board, has an open Town Meeting form of government, and an FY21 budget of approximately $23.76 mil. It has an Aa3 rating. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), preferably in public administration or related field. Candidates should enjoy rolling up their sleeves and working as part of the team. The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package, including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $125K-$145K, DOQ. Bylaw requires the Town Administrator to reside within 15 miles of the town limits within six months from date of completion of any probationary period. EOE.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact John Petrin, Senior Associate, Community Paradigm Associates at JPetrin@communityparadigm.com. Send resume and cover letter in a single PDF via email, in confidence, by 3 p.m. EST, July 2, 2021, Subject: Spencer Town Administrator, to: Apply@communityparadigm.com.