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).


Dominique Young
Human Resources Coordinator – Faculty Support
Extension: 8840
E-Mail: dyoung@admin.ldeo.columbia.edu

Assists new employees and visitors in obtaining an appropriate Visa. Works with existing staff on Visa renewals and Visa status changes. Conducts employee orientation and processes new appointments, appointment renewals and changes for all Officers of Research. Tracks all types of leaves for all types of employees including Worker’s Compensation.


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.


Rebecca Kenny
HR Payroll Specialist
Extension: 8408
E-Mail:rkenny@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.