Pamela S Shively, BS

Roles and Responsibilities

As the Associate Manager for the Safety Training Programs, Pam is responsible for coordinating and maintaining a safety education and training program that enables EH&S and other Columbia University stakeholders to understand and maintain a safe and healthy environment, and ensure compliance with Columbia University and regulatory requirements. Pam is responsible to maintain a support structure for departmental program safety education trainings. Pam conducts assessments, evaluations, and utilize state-of-the-art instructional technology to improve the delivery and content of training in classroom and computer-based trainings (RASCAL and LION). Pam implements an evaluation program drawing on organizational principles to improve training quality and efficiency. In addition to her training program duties, Pam is the main contact for the Certificate of Fitness (C-14) Certification Program at Columbia University.


Before joining Columbia University, Pam had a long career in education, in which she taught math, science, and physical education. Pam served several professional associations in various volunteer leadership roles and volunteered as a support partner to special needs students. In addition, Pam also served as a coach and sports official.


  • Manchester College, Bachelor of Science, 1984
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Continuing Education
  • Indiana University, Continuing Education
  • Ball State University, Continuing Education
  • Valparaiso University, Continuing Education


Collecting Snoopy memorabilia, reading, playing pickleball and pets.