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Our Location                                                              Mailing Address                                              

333 Seventh Avenue 
16th floor 
New York, NY 10001 

OHR Main Line: (212) 217-3650
Fax: (212) 217-3651

Fashion Institute of Technology 
Office of Human Resources
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992 

For all HR inquiries, please visit our HR Solution Center, and a representative will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.

The following HR Service directory serves as a resource for specialized areas in OHR, including Benefits Programs, HR Client Services, Faculty Compensation Programs, Labor & Employee Relations, Leave of Absence & Time Management, New Hire Onboarding, Retirement and other HR related departments.

For a complete list of employees, please refer to the Human Resources Employee Directory.

HR Service HR Contact Contact Information

Benefits Programs 



Staff: Diana ReyesBenefits Coordinator 

Faculty & Administrators: Jing WuSenior Benefits Specialist 

[email protected] 

(212) 217-3669 

[email protected] 
(212) 217-3865

Benefits Main Line   

(212) 217-3670
(212) 217-3652 (fax) 

Employment & Salary Verifications (including PSLF Applications) Zania RogersHR Ops & Project Coordinator

[email protected] 
(212) 217-3672

Faculty Compensation Programs Stephanie Richardson, Assistant Payroll Supervisor 

[email protected]  
(212) 217-3894

HR Client Services: 
Administration & Facilities
Enrollment Management & Student Success
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs 

School of Liberal Arts
Erika CobleActing Associate Director, HR & Employee Relations

[email protected]
(212) 217-3676

HR Client Services:
Office of Academic Affairs- Other  
   • Academic Advisement
   • Academic Skills Center 
   • Career and Internship Services
   • CET/Faculty Development 
   • Curriculum 
   • Faculty Services 
   • FIT Florence & Milan 
   • Institutional Research 
   • International Programs 
   • Internship Studies 
   • Online Learning & Academic Tech.
   • Presidential Scholars
   • SUNY Korea 
   • Writing Studio 
Center for Continuing & Professional Studies
School of Graduate Studies 
Faculty & Academic Program Support 

Natacha Unelus, HR Business Partner
[email protected] 
(212) 217-3662

HR Client Services:
Communications & External Relations 
FIT Foundation
Office of Human Resources
Information Technology 
Museum at FIT 
Office of the General Counsel 

Office of the President 
School of Art & Design 
Office of the General Counsel 

School of Business & Technology 

Robert Brown, HR Business Partner

[email protected]  
(212) 217-3659
HR Concierge & New Hire Onboarding 

Ravan PatrickHuman Resources Assistant 

Shona DuncanHuman Resources Assistant 

[email protected] 

(212) 217-3663

[email protected]
(212) 217-3657

Labor Relations
Esther Oliveras, Director of Labor Relations

[email protected]

Leave of Absence & Time Management  Cherese Hill-Cartagena, Time & Leave Specialist 

[email protected]
(212) 217-3666

Payroll Administration (Direct Deposit & W2 Questions)   

Payroll Main Line 
(212) 217-3890

Reasonable Accommodation (ADA)   Robert Brown, HR Business Partner

[email protected]  
(212) 217-3659

Retirement  Luminita GanshawBenefits Representative 

[email protected] 
(212) 217-3673

Workers' Compensation  Erika Coble, Acting Associate Director, HR & Employee Relations

[email protected]
(212) 217-3676