Staff

 

Virginia Maher
Manager of Human Resources
Extension: 8847
E-Mail: vmaher@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu
Administrative Manager of all areas of Human Resource Services at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO).
 

Jennifer Verdin
HR Benefit Manager
Extension: 8408
E-Mail: verdin@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu
Administers all aspects of employee leaves of absence (Workers’ Comp, Disability and FMLA). Handles new hire processing and orientation for all Officers of Research. Tracks all Officer appointments and renewals and tracks Postdoc Housing allotments.
 

Dominique Young
HR Payroll Specialist
Extension: 8840
E-Mail:DYoung@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu
Specialist in hourly, bi-weekly, add-comp, Sea Pay and Maritime payroll. Conducts employee orientation and processes new hires and status changes for all Support Staff and Officers of Administration. Responsible for all Short Term Casual hires. Administrator of the LDEO Time & Attendance system.
 

Helen Olivette
Human Resources Coordinator
Extension: 8357
E-Mail: Olivette@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu
General Recruitment liaison and primary support for the Observatory’s annual performance appraisal process.
 

 
Sara Pujols
Coordinator, Visa Processing
Extension: 8662
E-Mail: spujols@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu
 
Assists new employees and visitors in obtaining an appropriate Visa. Works with existing staff on visa renewals and status changes.