Part-Time Faculty

1. Transcripts
Within your first 30 days of hire, full-time and part-time faculty members are required to supply official transcripts for ALL degrees earned. For transcripts to be considered official, they must be mailed or emailed directly from each degree-granting institution to: 

Fashion Institute of Technology 
Attention: Office of Human Resources 
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992
[email protected] 

2. Faculty Employment Application
All employees are required to complete a FIT employment application. If you have already submitted an application through our applicant tracking system (Interview Exchange), you may disregard this form.

3. Background Consent Form
As part of the new hire process, it is the policy of FIT for employees to undergo a background check. In order to initiate this process, you are required to sign this form.

4. Employee Acknowledgment
Complete to acknowledge that you have read and understood the college’s Mission Statement, Strategic Plan, Employee Policy Manual, and Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Information (.pdf).

5. Employee Confidential Data Form
All new hires are required to complete an Employee Confidential Data Form and Oath of Allegiance. Under New York State law, it mandates employees of public colleges to subscribe and sign the Oath of Allegiance before beginning work. All information obtained from these documents are confidential and will be used internally by the Office of Human Resources.

6. W-4 Form
Complete this form to ensure that the appropriate amount of federal income taxes are withheld. All employees are required to complete a W-4 form and should consider updating annually or when personal and/or financial matters occur.

7. IT-2104/IT-2104-E
Complete this form to ensure that the appropriate amount of withholdings for New York State (and if applicable New York City and Yonkers) are withheld. All new hires must complete one of the forms listed below as FIT is a New York State employer. For questions concerning these forms, you may contact the Payroll Office at [email protected].
   7a. Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate IT-2104
   7b. Certificate of Exemption from Withholding IT-2104-E

8. Payroll Allocation
Employees are encouraged to sign up for direct deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Payroll Office at [email protected].

9. Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9
Employees will receive a url from HR to access the Clear I-9 Kiosk for registration. Complete Section 1 of the I-9 form and upload the required documents in the secure portal on or before your first date of hire. An HR Representative will review your submission and contact you to finalize the process.

10. Part-Time Faculty Retirement Election Form
All new part-time classroom faculty must complete this form to elect or decline enrollment in the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS). For part-time non-classroom faculty, only employees in certain eligible titles can enroll in this plan. Non-classroom faculty that are interested in joining, please consult with a Benefits representative first, to confirm you are eligible to enroll in the pension plan. If you elect to join the NYSTRS, you must also complete the NYSTRS Application for Membership (.pdf) and finalize your election by notary prior to submission to the Payroll Department.

11. Information Technology Welcome Guide 
Review the Welcome Guide from the Division of Information Technology to learn how to access your FIT account and email, connect to FITAIR (FIT WiFi), use of your FIT phone and more.

For additional information please review the following:

» Benefits
» College Policy Library
» Tobacco-Free Campus 
» Emergency Preparedness at FIT (To register for FIT Alert, log in to MyFIT, click on the FIT Alert tab, and then “Click here to confirm/update your contact information.”)