Columbia University, In the City of New York
Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. Columbia University has 5,000 full-time officers of instruction and research and 8,000 full-time administrative staff, making Columbia one of the top employers in New York City. We are committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of excellence in education and research. A world-renowned research university located in New York City, Columbia’s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future.