Mercedes Ortiz-Ocampo

Roles and Responsibilities

Mercedes is the Administrative Assistant at MS reporting to the Senior Manager for Environmental Health & Safety Administration and Human Resources and is the forefront support of the Department at the Morningside Campus. Support is inclusive of all campuses/affiliations (Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Morningside, LDEO, Nevis, Manhattanville, Barnard, NY Presbyterian Hospital, and NYS Psychiatric Institute).  She interacts with various levels of administration within the University and the affiliates on various matters, including but not limited to interacting and greeting office visitors and on-going phone triage and the ability to direct to appropriate areas for further assistance.  She serves as administrative support and liaison for the 50 person EH&S department across multiple offices and campuses.