Carnegie Mellon University

Human Resources Teams

Each department of the university is assigned an HR team. Your HR team should be your first line of contact for any questions or concerns related to Human Resources. Each team includes the following roles:

  • The recruiter is responsible for recruiting and sourcing talent for staff positions, acting as a partner and advisor to hiring managers.
  • The HR business partner provides leadership in handling employee relations; performance management; employee engagement; organization design and development; diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; policy interpretation and workforce planning activities.
  • The HR generalist assists the recruiter and HR business partner in employee relations, performance management, recruitment, policy interpretation and workforce planning activities. This role also serves as a Workday expert, entering and approving department-related transactions as needed.
  • The compensation manager supports the administration of the university's total compensation program in the areas of job evaluation, career path development, pay practice and compliance.
  • The position manager is responsible for creating, reviewing, editing, and canceling positions and requisitions for all staff positions with the exception of adjunct and instructional staff.
  • The child protection operations specialist assists the department in matters related to the Policy on the Protection of Children in CMU Programs, Activities, and Facilities. These services include assistance with Child Protection Clearances for employees who are required to interact with minors, assistance with program registration and Child Protection Clearances for programs, and providing resources on mandatory reporting obligations. 
  • The HR Service Center is responsible for all onboarding, benefit, audit, and staff hire and termination transactions. The Service Center also approves faculty/instructional staff hires and starts international assignments.
  • Recruiter: Kaylea Schreibeis, 412-268-3403
  • HR Business Partner: Nancy Snyder, 412-268-5759
  • HR Generalist: John Graner, 412-268-4044
  • Compensation Manager: Andy Pujol, 412-268-2606
  • Position Manager: Kameico Robison, 412-268-2054
  • Child Protection Operations Specialist:
    • Pre-College Programs, Conference and Event Services, University Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services: Ericha Geppert, 412-268-3291
    • Athletics, Diversity and Inclusion, Student Groups: Holly Ryan, 412-268-3210
  • Benefits/Onboarding: HR Service Center, 412-268-4600