Human Resources Generalist

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States | Administrative | Full-time | Partially remote


AE Works is actively seeking a talented Human Resources Generalist to join our team.  AE Works is a fast-growing company where culture and our people are at the center of what we do.  You will have responsibilities across functions, such as recruiting, training & development, and compensation & benefits.  AE Works is part of a Certified Professional Employer Organization.  As the HR Generalist for AE Works you will be the liason between AE Works and our PEO team of specialists.

This position will be based out of our Pittsburgh, PA corporate center and comes with a competitive salary based on relevant experience as well as generous perks and benefits including medical, vision, dental, and disability insurance, paid time off, sick time off, personal days, paid holidays, a 401k, dress-for-your-day dress code, virtual working capability, and a work-from-home equipment allowance.

Role and Responsibilities for Position:

  • Support Firm growth by overseeing the talent acquisition and recruitment processes

  • Assist in developing and executing personnel procedures and policies, providing guidance and interpretation for business operations

  • Participate in development of HR objectives and systems, including metrics, queries, and standard reports for ongoing company requirements

  • Maintain employee benefits and compensation programs.  Be a resource to staff on the benefits available to them and be a resource to Firm leadership by understanding staff needs and evolving benefit trends

  • Organize employee performance management programs and support managers in the execution of these programs

  • Suggest new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency of the HR department and organization, and to improve the employee experience

  • Ensure legal compliance of HR state and federal regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and/or procedures as required

  • Assist in the communication, interpretation, and upkeep of the employee handbook, employee directory, and organizational chart

  • Prepare paperwork, schedule, and facilitate a smooth new hire onboarding process, coordinating with cross-functional departments to deliver an exceptional first-day experience

  • Handle all administrative tasks for onboarding, new hire orientation, and exit interviews, including entering data into HR information systems and auditing for accuracy and compliance

Technical Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or a related field

  • At least 3 years of Human Resources experience

  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness

  • Resourceful, problem-solving aptitude and thorough knowledge of HR procedures and policies

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, HRIS systems, and comfortable learning new technical systems as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience working in an HR department. 

  • Working as the single HR leader in a small business is a plus. 


We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. EEO is the law

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