Resources for Employees


SIPA adopted the University’s digital timekeeping and absence reporting tool, Time & Labor and Absence Management (TLAM).  More information can be found at Time and Attendance for Employees

Calendars and Deadlines

Training and Development

Professional Development

Performance Management

SIPA's Performance Management resources and process are available here.

Benefits and Perks

Columbia University offers a full range of benefits to help your and your eligible dependents stay healthy, build long-term financial security for retirement, meet educational goals and more. View benefits and perks for officers and support staff

Tools for Managers

Recruiting Student Employees

Approving Time and Attendance

Requesting Temporary Staffing

Short‐term staffing may be used to aide during a vacancy, while an employee is on leave, or for general support. Supervisors can hire non‐students (including recent CU graduates) who have work eligibility in the United States. Positions are short‐term, hourly assignments. Assignments should exclude research duties. 100% of the total salary plus agency fee will be billed monthly to the speedchart value you specify. The agency fee for candidates identified by the hiring unit is 31%. The fee for applicants referred by temp staffing can be a higher variable rate. Current Columbia University students cannot be hired as temporary contractors but instead as Work-Study or Student Casual Employees.

For the process for Hiring Temporary Staff, visit here.

HR Forms

Hiring forms are available here

Columbia University Administrative Policy Library

Support Staff Contract:

Selected Policies

IT Security