Office of Finance and Administration

The primary goal of the office of finance and administration is to provide an administrative support structure that helps the School achieve its mission across research, education and impact. The finance and administration team is responsible for strategic planning, administration, finance, procurement, human resources, IT, and facilities, as well as advancing cross-functional projects and initiatives. The office also serves as a liaison with Central University departments to ensure that the Climate School is in compliance with University policy.

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Finance and Budget

The finance and budget team oversees financial planning, budget and finance operations, salary accounting, effort reporting, analytics and financial management, and procurement.

Human Resources

The goal of the Climate School's human resources team is to advance the careers and ambitions of the Climate School faculty, researchers and staff by providing an outstanding set of human resources and talent management services to the Climate School community. The HR team oversees personnel and talent management, new hires and onboarding, recruitment and promotion transactions, and offboarding and succession planning.

Administration

The administration arm of the team oversees strategic projects and planning and manages cross-functional administrative programs. The team also provides facilities/space planning and IT support on the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses.

Helpful contacts:

UNIT HEAD(S)

 

TEAM

Name Title Email
Krishna, Adithya Variable Hour Officer akk2188@columbia.edu
Goldberg, Aileen Talent Manager apg2166@columbia.edu
Vazquez, Alejandro Administrative Manager av3046@columbia.edu
Roman, Alicia Senior Associate Dean aroman@climate.columbia.edu
Varjian, Anna Coordinator, Financial Services av2750@columbia.edu
Noori, Arif Director of Technology Strategy & Innovation an2205@columbia.edu
Alvarez, Bienvenida Associate Manager, Human Resources ba4@columbia.edu
Warner, Breana Procurement Analyst bmw2133@columbia.edu
Sprott, Dante' Associate Manager, Human Resources ds4181@columbia.edu
Shaw, Darryl Associate Director, Information Technology dshaw@climate.columbia.edu
Esteves, Duane Director of Financial Reporting and Business Services desteves@climate.columbia.edu
Rodriguez-Perez, Elizabeth Director of Strategic Projects er3154@columbia.edu
DeLeon, Frankely Senior Financial Analyst fd2406@columbia.edu
Dermakardijian, Gary Procurement Coordinator gd2519@columbia.edu
Kurian, Jiny Assistant Director of HR jk3956@columbia.edu
Hoffer, Karen Director of Procurement kh313@columbia.edu
Lai, Karen Financial Analyst khl2126@columbia.edu
Moore, Kari Associate Director of Administration kdm2162@columbia.edu
Schermerhorn, Kimberly Assistant Dean khl2128@columbia.edu
Connolly, Lisa Procurement and Risk Analyst lac2224@columbia.edu
Rosario, Luz Senior Administrative Manager lr3040@columbia.edu
Martinez, Lydia Administrative Coordinator lhm2129@columbia.edu
Calungcagin, Maria Angelina Accountant mac139@columbia.edu
Miasoiedova, Mariana Financial Analyst mm6134@columbia.edu
Feliciano, Michael Director of Business Intelligence & Insight mf3493@columbia.edu
Rodriguez, Nilka Associate Manager of Human Resources nr2800@columbia.edu
Aguilar, Nina Senior Manager, Sponsored Projects Finance nma2134@columbia.edu
Delaney, Rebecca Senior Manager of Human Resources & Academic Appointments rk2880@columbia.edu
Vazquez-Pichardo, Saul Talent & Inclusion Manager srv2123@columbia.edu
Barber, Shawn Assistant Manager, Information Technology sb4216@columbia.edu
Mills, Shenell Human Resources Manager sm4836@columbia.edu
Bellamy, Stacey Administrative Manager sk5163@columbia.edu
Maher, Steven Sponsored Projects Financial Specialist sbm2186@columbia.edu
Oliver, Tanisha Associate Dean, Human Resources and Academic Appointments to2390@columbia.edu
Davidson, Verlene Associate Director for Centers and Programs vd2433@columbia.edu
Nazario, Victoria Director of Sponsored Projects Finance and Reporting vicky@ldeo.columbia.edu
Maher, Virginia Director, Human Resources vmm2110@columbia.edu
Capellan, Yesenia Senior Manager of Financial Operations yc3215@columbia.edu