Employment Opportunities at Columbia

Columbia is one of the largest nongovernmental employers in the City of New York. Nearly 30 percent of Columbia's support and administrative staff live in Upper Manhattan. Columbia actively recruits in the local area to find qualified people to fill a variety of jobs at all levels of the University. Offering a variety of jobs with competitive benefits to a diversity of local residents is central to achieving the University's mission of teaching, research, public service, and patient care.

Since 2004, the Employment Information Center has operated in West Harlem as a source of information and a critical access point to make Columbia job applications more accessible to the local community. The Center also provides enhanced training programs and job-search counseling services designed to strenthen not only the individual applicant, but also the community.

Among its many offerings, the Center provides:

  • In-person workshops focused on preparing job seekers 
  • Online training programs
  • One-on-one meetings
  • Access to computer stations, for assistance with online job searches. You can search the list of open administrative positions at the University by visiting https://jobs.columbia.edu/ (for instructional positions, visit the Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS).

    If you find a job that interests you, you can complete the online application process and submit your name as a candidate for the position you are seeking. Setting up the application usually takes less than an hour. It can be done during your first visit to the Center or from any computer with Internet access. The Center's staff will guide you through the process.

Please click on this link for more information on these and other offerings.  

Interested applicants can stop by the Employment Information Center, located at:  

Employment Information Center
3180 Broadway (just south of 125th Street)
Telephone: (212) 851-1551
ceic@columbia.edu
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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