After taking office, Clerk Green designated two Chief Deputies whom are responsible for overseeing the eight different areas of the Clerk’s Office. Working out of the Clerk’s administrative office, the Chief Deputies serve in two capacities: Court Services and Administrative Services. In addition, Clerk Green designated a Director of HR that works directly with the Chief Deputies and their staff. The Director of Human Resources reviews applications for current job openings, schedules appointments for prospective employees and supports current employees with benefits and Clerk’s office policies.
In the area of Courts Services, the Chief Deputy, with the assistance of five directors and a business analyst, directs the operations of the various court divisions, coordinates case processing activities; participates in developing and implementing procedures required to fulfill obligations mandated by state statutes and court rules; is involved with the hiring of new and replacement staff for the various court divisions; assists in preparing and monitoring budgets for each of the court divisions; and compiles statistical information for statewide reporting requirements.
In the area of Administrative Services, the Chief Deputy, with the assistance of the Controller and IT Director directs the operations of the Finance and IT Departments respectively. The Finance Department is responsible for budgeting activities for the office, as well as accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. The IT Department plays a critical role in the provision of advanced Information Technology systems, which have streamlined the operation of the Clerk’s office, and provides information to Judges, Attorneys and the citizens of Clay County through on line systems.
Administration consists of the Clerk of the Court, Chief Deputy Clerks for Courts and Administrative Services, Controller, Director of Human Resources, and General Counsel along with the requisite support staff. The Administrative personnel oversee all phases of daily operations and strategically plan for the future.