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Town of Monterey Part-Time Town Administrator in Monterey, Massachusetts

The Town of Monterey seeks qualified applicants for the position of part-time Town Administrator. The Town Administrator is appointed by the Select Board and is the chief administrative officer. The Town Administrator is expected to work 20 hours per week. The Town Administrator shall manage the property, personnel and processes of the town government. The responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, implements policy directives of the Select Board; day-to-day management of department heads; recommending policies to the Select Board; managing the planning and development process for the Operating and Capital Budgets; preparing town meeting warrants, coordinating IT management; supervising grant writing; addressing human resource issues; acting as a procurement official; and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of laws, regulations and best practices relating to municipalities, including but not limited to Mass General Law. The candidate must demonstrate a strong ability and willingness to communicate both internally and externally, keen attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, build collaborative relationships, focus on technology and process automation, a dedication to long-term planning and the maintenance of Town assets, participate in community events, and a commitment to excellent customer service. Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, or a related field with Master's degree preferred; minimum of five years' experience in public administration; or any equivalent combination of educational, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Experience in municipal government required. Berkshire County residency preferred following appointment. The salary will be up to $40,000 per year with benefits commensurate with education and experience.