Town Manager - Coventry, R.I.

  • Community Paradigm Associates
  • Coventry, Rhode Island, USA
  • Feb 06, 2021
Full time Government

Job Description

Coventry, RI (pop. 35,000), seeks a Town Manager with strong leadership abilities and municipal management experience. The Town is a vibrant and active community, known for its areas of rural and historic charm, located in Kent County, R.I. Coventry has a Council-Manager form of government, which includes a five-member Town Council. Coventry is a full-service community with an overall annual spending plan of approximately $108.1 million.


The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience with municipal finance, economic development and community planning, personnel administration, labor relations, and intergovernmental relations. The successful candidate must be a community leader with high interpersonal and communication skills, and possess a strong belief in a team-oriented municipal organization.


Preferred candidates will hold a master’s degree in public administration, business administration or related master’s degree from an accredited college or university and will have experience as a municipal management leader. Coventry’s residency requirement can be waived by the Town Council. An ICMA Credentialed Manager is preferred.


Salary: $150,000+/- DOQ and an attractive benefits package, including health and retirement plans. Coventry is an EEO employer.


A detailed Position Profile can be located at The position is Open Until Filled. For questions related to the position and the application process, contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates, LLC, at Send résumé and cover letter, in confidence, in a single PDF to: