Jakway Named New SCF Vice President

(Bradenton, Fla., June 13, 2013) — Julie Jakway has been named vice president of business and administrative services at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), announced SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld.

"I am happy to welcome Julie Jakway to SCF. Her rich and diverse experience includes progressively more responsible positions at multi-campus universities and community colleges and is especially complementary to SCF. Her knowledge of Florida's unique higher education system will allow her to start contributing at SCF without missing a step," Probstfeld said.

At SCF, Jakway will be responsible for overseeing human resources, facilities, finance, financial aid, information technology services, businesses services and public safety. She will start her new position on August 1.

Jakway was most recently at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg where she has served as regional assistant vice chancellor for financial services since 2007. As a member of USF St. Petersburg's leadership team, Jakway provided financial management and control services for an institution with an annual budget of $77 million and 6,000 students.

"State College of Florida is a vibrant and exciting institution whose mission is one that I am pleased to share.  I look forward to becoming part of the team that serves the students, faculty, staff and the local community," Jakway said.

During her career, Jakway was facilities planning administrator at the University of Kentucky (UK); associate dean for administration at the UK College of Dentistry; business officer for the University of Kentucky Community College System; and dean of business affairs at Owensboro Community and Technical College in Kentucky.

Jakway earned a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Kentucky and has completed coursework toward a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration at the University of South Florida.

Jakway has received additional training at the Harvard University Institute for Education Management, National Association of College Stores Bookstore Management Institute, the National Association of College and University Business Officers College Business Management Institute, and the Association of Physical Plant Administrators Facilities Management Institute.

She has been actively involved in the community, serving as a member of the Pinellas County Education Foundation Savings for Classrooms food services committee and in an appointed position as volunteer commissioner for the St. Petersburg City Beautiful Commission.

She also serves as an accreditation site visitor for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Julie Jakway
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