Job Posting – Town of Ashby Town Administrator


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. This rural, Right-to-Farm community located in upper Middlesex County, is defined by open spaces and a rich history. 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 Executive Assistant to the Town Administrator and the Assessor’s office. The Town is supported by full- and part-time Town employees, including the Town Clerk, 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 or a minimum of 5 to 7 years in Municipal Administrative Government or related field, with MCPPO or willing to achieve in 2 years’ time.  Salary range and contract terms for this full-time position commensurate with qualifications and professional experience, starting at $100k per year.

The Town of Ashby is an equal opportunity employer. For any questions, and to submit a cover letter and résumé as PDF attachments, in confidence, email

Additional information: Town of Ashby Town Administrator Position

Deadline: Résumés accepted until the job is filled.

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