With name recognition around the world, the Fashion Institute of Technology is a premier college of art and design, business and technology of the State University of New York providing extraordinary career education to over 10,000 students on its Chelsea campus in Manhattan.
The mission of the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is founded on the core values of integrity, equity & inclusion, service and excellence in order to facilitate the attraction, retention, and engagement of a highly-qualified and diverse work force. OHR’s goals and objectives are driven by and support the achievement of the institution’s strategic goals and objectives by engaging faculty and staff to do their best work in delivering innovative and unconventional education experiences for students.
Human Resources Mission Statement
The FIT HR Team facilitates the attraction, retention, and engagement of highly-qualified, diverse, work force in order to support the achievement of the institution's strategic goals and objectives.
To be recognized as the best-in-class HR service provider that contributes to the engagement of faculty and staff to do their best work in delivering innovative and unconventional educational experiences for FIT students.
- Integrity: Exhibits highest degree of integrity, empathy, and professionalism in all interactions
- Equality & Inclusion: Is a primary partner in attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and ensuring equality in the application of HR programs, policies, and the administration of the collective bargaining agreement
- Service: Promotes employee engagement and development
- Excellence: Utilizes best practices in the delivery of HR and employee services