San Bernardino County is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced Child Support Services professional to serve as the next Director of Child Support Services. The ideal candidate will be a progressive, highly experienced professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced and complex environment.
With a staff of over 520 full-time employees and budget of $61 million for fiscal year 2023-2024, this is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and visionary servant leader to provide continuity and strategic direction to the department and continue to focus on its mission to improve the lives of children, assist parents in meeting their responsibilities to support them, and meet the needs of the families served while treating all parties with dignity and respect. This at-will position reports to the Assistant Executive Officer and works closely with all other County departments, agencies, community groups, and citizens. The Director of Child Support Services is responsible for planning, directing, and organizing the development and delivery of all Departmental services, including support administration and enforcement services, consultation, investigation, and legal support. The Director is expected to determine service and program needs while considering short- and long-range financial impacts.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, psychology, sociology, human services, or a closely related field. Extensive management experience in a large organization that includes in-depth knowledge of government programs at the federal, state, or local levels; and management experience in a Child Support Agency is also required.
Salary for the Director of Child Support Services is up to $232,252 (DOQ), with anticipated 3% annual salary increases in February 2024 and 2025. Further benefit details are available through Ralph Andersen & Associates.