A leading stand-alone graduate and professional school, TC is at the forefront of educational research, discovering how people of all ages learn and transforming our findings into hands-on, real-world applications. Our expertise in education psychology, public policy, technology development, nutrition education, nursing, neuroscience, and early childhood development is unparalleled. But we don’t rest on our past accomplishments. We’re always looking to move in new directions, whether it’s launching a bilingual-bicultural training program in mental health or harnessing technology for state-of-the-art collaborative learning.
Our location in New York City, one of the world’s most diverse cities, creates unique educational and social opportunities. As an institution that promotes social justice and the breaking down of socio-economic barriers, TC is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.
TC provides eligible employees with either a defined benefit pension plan or a defined contribution savings plan. Unlike some plans at other organizations, these plans do not require employee contributions to begin College contributions in the plan.
In addition, the College provides employees to invest current salary in a tax-deferred savings plan for their retirement.
Eligible employees receive:
To help protect both your physical, mental and financial health, Teachers College offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance.
Eligible employees may also participate in flexible spending account programs, long term disability, supplemental short-term disability and employee assistance programs.
At Teachers College, Columbia University, we collaborate … we innovate … we change the world.
That’s what makes TC—the nation’s first and foremost graduate school of education—an exciting place to be. A trailblazer for over 125 years, TC prepares the next generation of leaders in education, health, and psychology. Our interdisciplinary approach leads to new fields of inquiry, all with the goal of creating equity and opportunities here in New York City and beyond.
At TC, we’re building on our great legacy and striving for an even greater future. Our dedicated and dynamic employees are essential to fulfilling this mission.
A hub of exploration and discovery, TC has 10 academic departments, 20 faculty labs, 38 research centers and institutes, and a range of administrative and support services all working together to provide a quality education to our graduate students. But the learning goes both ways. Our employees are part of an intellectually vital, culturally stimulating community where there’s always something going on, including lectures, musical performances, social justice initiatives, and more.
If you’re a life-long learner who’s constantly in pursuit of excellence, TC is a place that offers both personal and career growth.
TC is located in Morningside Heights, an urban oasis away from the hustle and bustle of Midtown. Known as the Acropolis of Manhattan, the neighborhood is home to a number of beautiful college campuses, stunning Gothic churches, and elegant residential buildings. Our employees enjoy exploring this vibrant neighborhood filled with cafés, bookstores, boutiques and restaurants featuring international cuisines.
By Subway: Take the No. 1 local to 116th Street. Please note the No. 2 and No. 3 lines run express and do not stop at 116th Street. When taking the No. 2 or the No. 3, transfer to the No. 1 at 96th Street.