Job Posting – Town of Ashby Town Administrator

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Job Posting – Town of Ashby Town Administrator

The Town of Ashby seeks a creative, proactive, community leader, committed to excellence in public service, to serve as its next Town Administrator. The current Town Administrator is retiring after 9 years of dedicated service to the community. This mostly rural community, encapsulated by open spaces, a right to farm community, and a rich history, is located in the upper Middlesex County region. Led by a three-member Selectboard, Town Administrator and Open Town Meeting form of government, the Town Administrator is the chief administrative and operating officer of the Town and oversees an operating budget of approx. $8.3 million as of FY20 with 1 full-time Assistant Town Administrator and the assessor’s office. The Town is supported by full- and part-time Town employees, including the Town Clerk staff, Police Department, and Fire Department/EMS, Tax Collector office, Library staff, Highway Department, and the COA staff. The town departments are supported by a vibrant and caring set of volunteers, a trait you find through much of the town. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, (a Master’s degree is preferred), and 3 to 5 years experience as a municipal administrator, or assistant administrator, or a related field, and MCPPO upon hiring or within six months of being hired. Salary range and contract terms for this full-time position commensurate with qualifications and professional experience, starting at $90k per year. The Town of Ashby is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions and to submit a cover letter and resume as PDF attachments, in confidence, email

Additional information: Town of Ashby Town Administrator Position

Deadline: Resumes accepted until the job is filled

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