CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITY
Date: October 18, 2013
Closing Date: November 1, 2013
Position Number: 00040
Position Title: Director, Community & Intergovernmental Relations
Location: Office of the State Courts Administrator, Community and Intergovernmental Relations, Tallahassee, Florida
Salary Range: $73,795.08 - $148,623.28 (Annually*)
*The appointment salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
The Office of the State Courts Administrator is seeking qualified applicants who possess leadership skills and abilities to assume the responsibilities of Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations. The Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations is an executive-level management position that provides professional-level support to the State Courts System’s legislative and community outreach programs.
The Director works closely with the State Courts Administrator and a Deputy State Courts Administrator to develop policy guidelines and communication strategies to advance the Chief Justice’s and State Courts System’s intergovernmental relations; provide strategic communication support to court programs, activities, and initiatives; provide professional communication counsel to judicial leadership, court committees, and court staff; broadly coordinate all related activities in the trial and appellate courts; and manage the human and fiscal resources of the Office of Community and Intergovernmental Relations, a unit within the Office of the State Courts Administrator.
The Director serves as a court system’s liaison to the legislative and executive branches of government; responds to requests for information from the legislative and executive branches; prepares analyses of issues and proposals that have an impact on the court system; and coordinates with the other branches of government on activities designed to promote effective intergovernmental relations.
The Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations has extensive interaction with judges at all levels of the court system as well as elected officials and staff in the executive and legislative branches who are involved in the justice system. The Director has considerable interaction with appellate court clerks and marshals, trial court administrators, and administrative staff within the judicial branch. The Director also conducts outreach to the business community, statewide associations, and other organizations with an interest in ensuring that Florida’s state court system has the ability to operate as effectively and efficiently as possible.
Education and Training Guidelines:
Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, law, public or business administration, or a closely related field and five years of related experience, including working knowledge of the Florida state court system, the executive and legislative branches of government, and an understanding of the processes within all three branches of Florida government, and one year of supervisory experience.
How To Apply:
Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at https://PeopleFirst.MyFlorida.com.
For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact: Terri J. Williams, Office of Personnel Services at 850-488-3695.
An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59pm on the closing date.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.