|Position:||Director of Basketball Operations|
Jonathan Safir joined the Columbia men’s basketball program in the summer of 2015 and was promoted to director of basketball operations in June 2016.
Safir was the team's graduate manager during its 2016 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Championship. In that role, he coordinated all film exchange between the team and opponents and assisted the director of basketball operations with daily needs.
Safir was a four-year letter winner at Vassar College, where he helped lead the team to 19 wins and the first conference championship tournament appearance in school history in 2013-14. During his collegiate offseasons, he was the Head Recruiting Coordinator for Hoop Group Elite and worked for the Empire Basketball Club as an assistant coach.
Safir earned his Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies in 2015 and completed his master’s in Sports Management at Columbia in the spring of 2017.