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

    Brandi Bonaparte, Assistant Director, Labor Relations (Morningside)

    Mary Ann Carlese, Senior Director, Labor Relations (CUMC)

    Dan Driscoll, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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

    Camille Nicholson, Office Manager, Labor Relations & Unemployment

    Cotia Smith, Coordinator, Labor Relations (CUMC)

    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: 212-305-3819
    • 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