Town Administrator Search

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Boxford, MA (8,500 pop.), seeks dynamic, proactive and innovative municipal leader to replace its long tenured Town Administrator who is retiring after 22 years of dedicated service. Boxford has a rich history and heritage, with a strong sense of community, embracing the small town lifestyle with its semi-rural quality of life. It is a well-run, financially stable community, as evidenced by its AAA bond rating, with conservative budget practices and strong financial reserves. In addition, this municipality is known for its excellent schools and for providing exemplary public services to the residents. Boxford is located in the beautiful Merrimack Valley, just 24 miles north of Boston, 15 miles from the picturesque beaches of the North Shore and 120 miles from the world famous White Mountains.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and (preferably) a master’s degree in Public Administration or an equivalent degree in a related field. The candidate should have a minimum of 5-years progressive experience as municipal administrator, assistant administrator or an equivalent combination of education and relevant paid professional management experience. The Town will negotiate a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience (salary range $117,000 to $155,000) and an employment contract with the selected candidate. Boxford is an equal opportunity employer.

Resumes and cover letters should be emailed in PDF format (confidential) to: 
Responses must be received no later than: April 12, 2021 @ 8AM EST