The Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers Association seeks an Interim Executive Director to lead the organization through a critical transition period. The Board requires a proven leader with a demonstrated track record of success as an analytical thinker, effective consensus-builder, collaborative decision-maker, and considerate communicator with a high degree of integrity and financial acumen to guide Florida’s Clerks and Comptrollers. Under executive direction from the FCCC President, Executive Committee (EC) and Board, the Interim Executive Director will lead transition initiatives; personally support the work of Clerks holding elected leadership positions in FCCC and its two wholly-owned subsidiaries; support management charged with carrying out organizational operations and activities; and actively lay the ground work to ensure the next CEO’s success.
The Florida Association of Court Clerks
The Florida Association of Court Clerks, Inc., d/b/a Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FCCC), based in Tallahassee, FL, is an established statewide, 501(c)(6) non-profit membership association. FCCC’s mission is to improve the ability of Florida’s Court Clerks & Comptrollers to effectively and efficiently serve the citizens of the state. FCCC accomplishes its mission through the education of elected Clerks and Comptrollers and their staff, legislative action, and public awareness of the role and function of the office of the Clerk & Comptroller. FCCC is governed by a fifteen-member Board of Directors (Board), comprised in part of a five-member Executive Committee (EC), led by a President. FCCC and its two wholly owned subsidiaries (FACC Services Group, LLC and Civitek National, Inc.) operate various lines of business and employ approximately 125 employees in a non-union environment to serve 68 independently elected Court Clerks and Comptrollers across the state, in addition to the Florida Trust and Florida Courts E-Filing Authority. The FCCC Services Group, LLC is governed by a seven-member Board of Managers, led by a Chairman, while Civitek National, Inc, is governed by a three-member Board of Directors. Visit www.flclerks.com to learn more.
Florida’s Court Clerks & Comptrollers
The Florida Constitution established the Clerk & Comptroller as a public trustee, independently elected in each of Florida’s 67 counties, to protect public records and public funds. In general, each Clerk & Comptroller performs four main roles, as Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Recorder, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Auditor for the county. In some cases, there are variations of those duties. For example, Orange County has a separately elected Comptroller. In all, Clerks perform nearly 1,000 constitutionally and statutorily mandated duties. Widely recognized Clerk services include the issuance of marriage licenses, recording of deeds, processing of traffic ticket and child support payments, facilitation of jury duty, issuance of passports and receipt of domestic violence petitions.
Scope of Services
- Advise and support elected Clerk leaders and staff in fulfillment of their duties;
- Help define the role of the next CEO and assist with recruitment, selection and onboarding;
- Objectively assess the organization, management and boards structure, systems, policies, procedures, plans for upgrades, and more to identify what is working, any deficiencies and any opportunities for improvement;
- Prepare a report outlining possible long-term solutions for consideration of the next CEO;
- Develop a plan to address identified issues for FCCC Board approval;
- Implement short-term solutions that enhance effectiveness;
- Prepare elected Clerk leaders and staff for the next stage in the association’s life-cycle; Generally lay the groundwork for the next CEO’s success.