Human Resources Manager

HOURS: Salary Exempt:  30 Hours per Week with Benefits


REPORTS TO: Principals

MacLachlan Cornelius & Filoni is an Architecture firm with 33 employees and growing.  We are located in downtown Pittsburgh with one single office location.

MCF’s culture is genuine and diverse - where every individual’s contributions are of importance and valued. Our team is comprised of people from a variety of regions and backgrounds   We believe in investing in our dedicated employees, making MCF a place where design and quality come first through practice and guidance. 



  • Strengthens employee engagement by supporting staff members with necessary care and help.

  • Utilizes expertise and knowledge to collaborate with senior staff regarding various topics such as hiring needs, recruitment, job descriptions, and various strategies to seek candidates.  

  • Recruitment: Conducts preliminary screening interviews for potential hires.  Ensures timely response to candidates. Completes offer letters and tracks all correspondence for all incoming candidates.

  • Responds to internal and external HR related inquiries or requests and provide assistance acting as a liaison between employees and benefits providers.

  • Processes payroll on a bi-weekly basis.  Reviews expense reports, salary and benefit changes, qualifying events, claims administration, and leave administration.  Reconciles employee PTO and maintains tracking in multiple systems. 

  • Completes benefit administration to include coordination with benefit broker and annual contract renewals.  Conducts open enrollments.

  • Completes Specialty Visa status filing and renewals.

  • Performs pre-employment checks and onboarding follow up to ensure personnel files are complete and up to date.  Enter all necessary completed paperwork in various systems.

  • Coordinates employee training on various topics and update employee records.

  • Manages license renewals and monitors employee reimbursement limits regarding licensures.  

  • Completes all benefits paperwork and recordkeeping, including reviewing and auditing all benefits invoices for monthly additions and deletions.

  • Coordinates all 401(k) profit sharing transactions.

  • Monitors trends in compensation and benefits of our competitors.

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommends best practices.

  • Coordinates annual review process.

  • Processes - Tracks employee growth, positions, and status of positions.

  • Workers compensation claims, osha reporting.

  • Complete separation of employment paperwork and exit interviews.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information.

  • Attends industry related career fairs.

  • Completes all other duties as assigned by Principals.


  • Bachelor’s degree and three+ years administrative experience in human resources role. Employee relations experience and HR certification a plus.

  • Experience in social media recruiting a plus.
    Strong experience in Microsoft Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint specifically) and experience with payroll and HR databases.

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality, be reliable and exhibit interpersonal skills to relate to all levels of the business.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills, especially with electronic data, multi-tasking, ability to work independently and compose letters/documents.

  • Current valid Pennsylvania driver’s license, insurance and vehicle.


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