Position Overview back to top
Position Type: Full Time
Where: 126 Church Street, Putnam, CT 06260
Form of Government: Board of Selectmen/Board of Finance/Town Meeting
Town of Putnam, CT (9,500 pop.), is seeking a dynamic and proactive management professional to serve as its next Town Administrator. This semi-rural community located in the Quiet Corner of Windham County, Connecticut, is approximately 33 miles from Providence, RI, 46 miles from Hartford, CT and 27 miles from Worcester, MA. Putnam is led by a Mayor and six-member Board of Selectmen, has Town Meeting form of government, and a total general fund budget of approximately $24.9 mil.
Qualifications back to top
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to municipal management or in an equivalent field, such as accounting, business management, or law. Candidates should have experience as a municipal manager or assistant municipal manager, or education and experience that is equivalent showing a progressive leadership history in public and/or private organizations. Candidates should possess demonstrated skills, abilities, and knowledge in municipal finance, personnel administration, strategic planning, grant writing, municipal procurement, economic development and community planning, and intergovernmental relations. Candidates should have a proven record of leadership and be team oriented and able to build cooperative and collaborative relationships with appointed/elected officials, citizens, and town employees.
Compensation back to top
The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans.