NCSEA Job Board

NCSEA offers the child support member organizations the opportunity to post any open positions on its website for 30 days. If you would like to include a job to be featured on our Job Board, complete the application below and return to Ann Marie Ruskin , NCSEA Executive Director.


Position: Director of Child Support Services
Organization/Company: County of Monterey
Location: Salinas, CA
Job Description:  
The Director of Child Support Services is an at-will Department Head. This position is appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and reports to and receives overall policy guidance from the County Administrative Officer. As the Department Head, the Director of Child Support Services oversees a department of 94 employees and an annual operating budget of $11.2 million, fully funded with state and federal funds.
This position requires a decisive leader, a strong program and budget manager, and an accomplished professional with a highly collaborative management style that embraces collective decision-making and problem-solving. The ideal candidate shall possess superior people skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, and be comfortable with public speaking. The successful candidate must enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced and robust environment and will approach leading in a hands-on, innovative, strategic, analytical, team-oriented manner.

Responsibilities:  The Director is responsible for the overall program and administrative operations of the County’s DCSS, consistent with state and federal regulations. This leadership role includes developing and implementing policy, developing goals and objectives, directing the activities of departmental staff, identifying areas of organizational improvement for greater efficiency, and administering the Department’s budget. The Director sets standards for greater accountability and oversees the development of an annual business plan. In addition, the Director coordinates with other county departments, the courts, state and federal IV-D agencies, as well as other non-profit and government agencies. This position is expected to review citizen complaints, provide a leadership role within the Child Support Services Department, the County Organization, and the community.

Qualifications and skills:  Relevant experience is most important. Desirable education includes a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field. Desirable experience includes at least six years executive or administrative experience in a large public agency in a capacity which afforded direct involvement and oversight in the preparation and administration of large budgets; development, implementation, and evaluation of child support services, and the management and training of personnel within a large organization of which two years were in a senior level administrative or management position or possesses an equivalent combination of training and experience leading to attainment of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. As a condition of employment, the selected candidate must pass a background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance.

To view the full job announcement: Career Brochure-Director of Child Support Services

To pursue this compelling career opportunity, please visit our website at to submit an application and upload your letter of interest, resume, and a list of five (5) professional references (who will not be contacted until after an interview takes place.)

The final filing date for this recruitment is October 23, 2019.
For More information contact Monterey County HR Recruitment Unit, Yvonne Walker (831) 796-3087;