Posted on: February 8, 2017

Position Vacancy Notice - Town Manager

Position Vacancy - Town Manager

The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen is seeking to fill the position of Town Manager.  The Town Manager is responsible for executing the policy directives of the Board of Selectmen and for managing the operations and activities of the Town.  The Board of Selectmen seeks an administrator with significant managerial experience and strong communication skills.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate ability in managing a complex organization in a highly engaged community. The candidate should be competent in all areas of municipal management and operations, including finance, economic development, strategic planning, and personnel management. The Manager should be comfortable with new technology, particularly in finding ways to make Town operations more efficient and effective.

The Town is seeking a professional with a passion for local government and in particular, the Town of Shrewsbury. The successful candidate must be creative, collaborative and inclusive, able to respond to political and community pressure with positive and respectful professional strategies.

The successful candidate should possess a Master’s degree in a field related to municipal management, and at least 10 years of progressive experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager, or an equivalent combination of public or private sector experience, education and involvement in or with municipal government. The successful candidate must possess demonstrated skills, abilities and knowledge in municipal finance, community planning and economic development, personnel administration, labor relations, municipal procurement, and intergovernmental relations.

Please click on this link to see the entire Town Manager Profile for more details.


Send resumes, in confidence, by March 8, 2017 to: Shrewsbury MA-Town Manager Search, Community Paradigm Associates One Saddleback Plymouth, MA 02360


Posted February 8, 2017

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