The Employment Services staff is responsible for providing key support to legacy UMDNJ units in terms of the hiring, onboarding, processing and general human resources functions for employees in legacy UMDNJ units.

Carolyn Knight-Cole
Associate Vice President of HR Operations
(848) 932-3890
Email Carolyn Knight-Cole


The Newark HR Employment Services Staff is located at Administrative Complex (ADMC) 1, 30 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07107. You can reach them by phone at (973) 972-6741, or via fax at (973) 972-2866.

Linda Groce

Manager Employment Services
(973) 972-5977
Email Linda Groce

Mary Pissalidis

Senior Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-6046
Email Mary Pissalidis

Ramona White

Senior Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-6744
Email Ramona White

Caitlin O'Connor

Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-9387
Email Caitin O'Connor

Annette Ojeda

Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-1912
Email Annette Ojeda

Stephanie G. Plaskow

Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-1628
Email Stephanie G. Plaskow

Sonia Sousa

Human Resources Generalist
(973) 972-6040
Email Sonia Sousa

Denise Nunez

Human Resources Representative
(973) 972-6768
Email Denise Nunez

Lavanya Gatti

Human Resources Representative
(973) 972-4366
Email Lavanya Gatti


New Brunswick / Piscataway

The New Brunswick / Piscataway HR Employment Services Staff is located at Liberty Plaza, Suite 1300, 335 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. You can reach them by phone at (732) 235-9401, or via fax at (732) 235-8301.

Ashley Lofton

Manager, Employment Services
(732) 235-9406
Email Ashley Lofton  

Adriana Firenzuoli

Senior Human Resources Generalist
(732) 235-2824
Email Adriana Firenzuoli

Adrienne Bell

Human Resources Generalist
(732) 235-9402
Email Adrienne Bell

Hadiyah Sellers

Human Resources Generalist
(732) 235-5718
Email Hadiyah Sellers

Jennifer Paradiso

Acting Human Resources Generalist
(732) 235-4290
Email Jennifer Paradiso

So Yun Park

Human Resources Representative
(732) 235-9409
Email So Yun Park

Maria Piccirilli

Human Resources Representative
(732) 235-9418
Email Maria Piccirilli