Director of Child Support Services, Sonoma County, CA

Position: Director of Child Support Services

Organization: County of Sonoma

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Job Description & Responsibilities:
Director of Child Support Services
Annual Salary up to $197,649*

Home to approximately 500,000 residents, Sonoma County offers a rare and compelling array of scenic, recreational, and geographic characteristics – including over 200 award-winning wineries, inspiring coastline and beaches, the Russian River, and majestic redwoods.

The Director of Child Support Services provides the vision and leadership to the department and oversees all department programs, services, and operations. The Director works closely with the department management and legal team, the State, and local child support agencies in numerous functional program areas. This includes program activity workgroups, policy advisory groups, and automation groups. Over the past several years, there has been a continual element of change to regulations and rules, which has required the department to continually stay abreast of programmatic changes and requirements and be nimble in operational areas.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of child support enforcement programs. They will be an experienced political advocate who is involved in related associations, as well as State or larger level activities, and a strategic thinker, understanding how various elements and intergovernmental relationships affect the delivery of services. An individual who is knowledgeable of organizational and management principles, including fiscal and personnel management, and a true team leader who can listen empathetically and make decisions, is a proponent of staff development, and possesses the ability to connect with staff, is highly desired.

Application Information:  This position receives a cash allowance in addition to base salary. Combined, the annual salary is $197,649, DOQ. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, more information can be found at

Filing Deadline: 7/6/21