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Chitra S. Iyer, J.D., HCS, Vice President for Human Resources

973-596-3140 |

Jennifer Vogel, Administrative Assistant & Project Coordinator

973-596-3102 |

Primary Focus

Assistant to the Vice President of Human Resources; administrative support to HR staff.


Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Art degree in English from Rutgers University.  She has been working at NJIT since November 2013.

Annie Crawford, MBA, SPHR, Assistant Vice President, HR

973-596-3139 |

Primary Focus

Responsible for operations within the Department of Human Resources. Oversight of all aspects of employment at the university. HR Business Partner for the Ying Wu College for Computing Sciences.


Annie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Rowan University and a Master of Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University, both specializing in Human Resources Management. She also holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification. Annie has 20 years of experience in the human resources field. Annie has been working at NJIT in the Department of Human Resources since December 1999.

Kamal Joshi, PHR, Assistant Vice President, HR

973-596-5317 |

Primary Focus

Responsible for administration of benefits, classification and compensation, and HRIS functions including system security, reporting and analytics. Kamal is the HR Business Partner for College of Architecture and Design and HR Liaison to University information Systems and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.


An alumnus of NJIT, Kamal holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science (NJIT) and a Master’s Degree in Statistics from University of Lucknow, India. He has over ten years of experience in HR with a Professional in Human Resources certification since 2005.  Kamal has been with NJIT since 2002.