The Directory lists contact information for departments in Human Resources (HR) and HR-related offices, including Benefits, Employment, Tuition Programs, Retirement, Client Services, Labor Relations and Learning & Development.

Contacts Directory

615 West 131 Street, 4th Floor
Studebaker MC 8705
New York, NY 10027

For phone, email and website information for the carriers and providers of Columbia University benefits, see vendor contacts.

Deb Fenocchi, Senior Director, Compensation

Pete Panycia, Manager, Compensation 

Bob Reiter, Senior Director, Compensation & HR Administration

Careers at Columbia

Morningside, Nevis Laboratories and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Positions

Columbia University Medical Center Positions

Columbia Employment Information Center offers job search assistance and job readiness workshops free of charge.

  • 3180 Broadway @ 125th Street
  • Phone: 212-851-1551 (24-hour hotline)
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm

Visit CEIC

Employment Verification Service

For those employed at Columbia prior to 2006, please call the HR Service Center at 212-851-2888.

For EOAA policy questions, please contact:

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
103 Low Library, MC 4333
[email protected]

Report an incident of discrimination, harassment or gender-based misconduct

For HR staff policy questions, please contact:

Daniel L. Driscoll
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
[email protected]

Foreign nationals applying for tax treaty exemption can drop off signed forms to the Human Resources Processing Center (HRPC).

Studebaker Building
615 West 131st Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027

Call 212-851-2888 or open a ticket.

615 West 131 Street, MC 8704
Studebaker 4th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 851-7008
Fax: (212) 851-7023
[email protected]

    For help with Payroll, myColumbia, and Job Applications

    615 West 131 Street, MC 8704
    Studebaker 4th Floor
    New York , NY 10027

    Pilar Alayo, Manager, HR Reporting
    [email protected]

    615 West 131 Street, MC 8710
    Studebaker 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10027

    Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

    Labor information for Managers

    Labor information for Employees

    Officer of Labor & Employee Relations

      Mary Ann Carlese, Executive Director, Labor and Employee Relations (CUIMC)

      Dan Driscoll, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

      Linda Mischel Eisner, Executive Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Academic Personnel)

      Idina Gorman, Executive Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Morningside)

      Camille Nicholson, Office Manager, Labor Relations & Unemployment

      Max Shapnik, Assistant Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Morningside)

      Cotia Smith, Coordinator, Labor Relations (CUIMC)

      See "Union Contacts" below for individual contact info for the staff union offices.

      HR Learning & Development

      615 West 131 Street, MC 8705, MC 8709
      Studebaker 4th Floor
      New York, NY 10027

      CUHR Leave Management

      615 West 131st Street, MC 8703
      Studebaker 4th Floor
      New York, NY 10027

      Lamont-Doherty Human Resources

      61 Route 9W
      Administration Building, Room 208
      Palisades, NY 10964

      • Phone: 845-365-8847

      Medical Center Human Resources 

      Georgian Building
      617 West 168th Street, 2nd Floor
      New York , NY 10032

      • Phone: 212-305-4357, Option 4
      • Fax: 212-305-5728


      Questions and instructions regarding MyColumbia / [email protected] (PAC) or Personnel Action Forms (PAFs):

      Go to ASK HR 

      The Columbia Temporary Staffing Office serves as the single point of contact for all contingent workforce needs across the University.

      Tuition Programs 

      HR BENEFITS: Tuition Program Benefits coverage and eligibility for you, your dependents

      • Email to submit a question
      • Phone: 212-851-7000 (Benefits Service Center)

      STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES: Tuition Exemption Processing and Student Account Information

      • Email to submit a question

      EBPA: College and Primary Tuition Scholarship application status and processing

      • Email to submit a question


      Camille Nicholson
      Studebaker MC 8710
      615 West 131 Street
      Studebaker 5th Floor
      New York, NY 10027

      Local 32BJ, AFL-CIO: (212) 889-4100

      Local 100, AFL-CIO:  (212) 541-4226

      Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Maintenance and Custodial: (212) 851-1697

      Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Security Officers: (212) 851-1697

      Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO, Lamont Maintenance: (212) 851-1697

      Local 1199, SEIU, AFL-CIO, Clerical Employees: (212) 261-2238

      Local 1199 SEIU, AFL-CIO, Cafeteria Employees: (212) 261-2238

      Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO: (212) 749-6703

      Marine Engineer Benevolent Association (MEBA), AFL-CIO: (201) 433-7700

      Masters, Mates and Pilots, MM&P: (201) 963-1900

      Local 1199 SEIU (SSA), AFL-CIO: (212) 740-2645 or (212) 261-2238

      Local 95, DC 1707, AFL-CIO (Headstart): (212) 219-0022