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Human Resources

Human Resources

Gabriel Lopez, Associate Director of Human Resources, Amirta Saimpla, Acting HR Generalist for Non-Teaching Instructional Staff
Virginia Rodriguez, HR Generalist for Classified Staff
Kim Ferguson, Benefits Officer


The Office of Human Resources serves to provide a supportive and collaborative partnership for the City College community. With over 3,000 employees, our institution brings together some of the best talent in the City of New York and in the world. As the flagship campus of the City University of New York, our campus is accessible by most major train lines including Metro North, and is conveniently located in the heart of one of the greatest communities in New York City. Our dedicated faculty and staff are the heart and strength of our institution, and we strive to do our best to make their experience enjoyable and enriching.

The entire Human Resources staff works diligently to find on-campus employment opportunities for students who are seeking to further their skills or for those who are seeking meaningful mentoring relationships with our exceptional faculty and staff. New employees join us each month for new employee orientations and we connect with veteran employees weekly through one-on-one retirement or benefits planning.

The network of Human Resources Coordinators in each of the academic schools and administrative divisions are also available to assist individuals with their personnel needs. Each day our goal is to provide the best service and advice on a wide range of human resources and personnel matters. We hope you will find the information on our site useful and please feel free to contact us in person if there is additional information we can provide.



Last updated: August 18, 2015; 11:23 am



Open Enrollment
The open enrollment period for all covered and non-covered (eligible) employees is approaching in October! 
During this time currently enrolled faculty and staff may opt-in or opt-out of the health benefits program, or they may change their selected insurance plan. For more information, please visit our Benefits Home Page, or contact your Benefits Officer at x7963.


Introducing.... The New Employee Resource Center!
New Employees are able to retrieve information on policies, procedures, as well as forms to help get them started with their career at CCNY! Feel free to use this resource center to retrieve new hire paperwork, benefits information and much, much more!

JUNE 2015

New Benefits Rates

Attention all NYC Benefits participants: Please be advised that the premium and optional rider costs have changed. You may view the new rates for  Instructional and non-teaching Instructional Staff, and  Adjuncts by visiting the CCNY Benefits home page. Please contact Kim Ferguson at x7963 for more information. 


August 11, 2014


For all the adjuncts who are interested in the recently passed adjunct health insurance provided by The City University of New York and The PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund, please see our Benefits PageTHE PSC-CUNY WF Website or the CUNY Website



Please be advised; with the launching of CUNY First, the "Change of Personal Data Form" has been officially phased out for address changes. It is no longer required for City employees to submit this form the Human Resources, and employees are now responsible for updating their most current address via CUNY First.

It is, however, still the employee's responsibility to update their current contact information with their Pension Plan, and Voluntary Benefits such as, Tax Deferred Annuity PlansLong term careCatastrophe Major Medical LineLife Insurance, etc.) as well as your department. You can access CUNY First information here, as well as information on claiming your CUNY First account.

The Change of Personal Data Form is still used for DEGREE AND NAME CHANGES ONLY. This form can only be picked up from the HR Department, and must have the ORIGINAL valid documents such as a SOCIAL SECURITY CARD (For w-2 issuing purposes), valid PASSPORT, DRIVERS LICENSE, or ACCREDITED COLLEGE DIPLOMA for degree changes. 



If you have already received an offer of employment, or have recently joined the staff at CCNY as an instructional or as a non-instructional employee, please be sure to attend a New Hire Orientation

For Prospective Employees
Please visit The City University of New York (CUNY) Web Site to view, and apply to open postings.
Here you can:
Create a user name and password
Upload your cover letter and resume
Share available postings via e-mail
View and apply to CUNY wide available postings



Office of Human Resources
The City College of New York
Shepard Hall, RM 50
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Phone: 1-212-650-7226
Fax: 1-212-650-7504


Monday thru Friday: 8:30 am-5 pm




PLEASE NOTE: You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view most of the forms. If your computer does not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, you may download it for free from the Adobe Website.