Meet the Director of Administrative Services
Jackie James is a seasoned professional with more than 28 years of educational and corporate experience. Her career has covered a diverse area of responsibilities. She has served as Director of Procurement Services, Director of Procurement and Distribution, Director of copy services, telecommunications liaison and has had direct line involvement /responsibility with construction and facilities furniture design. Her background has also included responsibilities in leadership roles of accounts payable. She is a pass Board of Director member of the Georgia Minority Supplier Diversity Council.
In an effort to assure that Spelman College is recognized as a leader in process improvements in the educational arena her focus has been to improve operational processes. She and her team has advanced to a paperless purchase order process which has improved response time by faxing or emailing from the desktop to vendors, users and accounts payable resulting in the elimination of paper documents to the various customers. Most recently the department has launched the first one-line preferred vendor listing.