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.

Contact Information

If you require assistance with Human Resources information or need to reach an HR representative:

Go to ASK HR

    615 West 131 Street, MC 8705
    Studebaker 4th Floor
    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:
    • 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

    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

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

      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

      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, Manager, Labor Relations (Morningside)

      Mary Ann Carlese, Director, Labor Relations (CUMC)

      Dan Driscoll, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

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

      Camille Nicholson, Office Manager, Labor Relations & Unemployment

      Cotia Smith, Coordinator, Labor Relations (CUMC)

      Mirian Stincone, Assistant Director, Labor and Employee Relations (Morningside)

      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 / People@Columbia (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) 261-2430

      Local 1199 SEIU, AFL-CIO, Cafeteria Employees: (212) 261-2430

      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) 305-4115

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