Contact Information

Human Resources Department
humanresources@rmu.edu
412-397-6270


Cathy Helegda

Cathy Helegda

Human Resources Administrative Assistant
The first point of contact for Human Resources' general inquiries. Handles employment verifications, and tuition waiver forms. 

Employee Benefits & Compensation



Mary McAuliffe

Manager, Employee Benefits and Compensation
Manages the employee benefits programs including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement, and FMLA. Consults with managers on department organization and structure, including writing position descriptions, salary reviews, and promotions



Employee Labor Relations, Policy, & Compliance



Kristen Guy

Associate Director, Human Resources
Manages employee and labor relations and employment compliance matters for the university. Responsible for human resources policies and employee offboarding.




Talent Management & Human Resources Information Systems


Selena Catanzarite

Selena Catanzarite

Associate Director, Talent Management
Manages the acquisition of new employees from recruitment to onboarding. Manages the HRIS function and campus-wide newsletter communications.

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Lisa Sauer

Lisa Sauer

Human Resources Partner, Talent Acquisition
Responsible for managing open positions, background screenings, onboarding, and immigration.

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Laura Todd

Laura Todd

Human Resources Partner, Information Systems
HR systems administrator for the Patriot and Unit4 systems. Responsible for employee record changes.

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Loretta Kawalsky

Loretta Haustman

Human Resources Administrator
Manages the part-time faculty contract system. Handles employee payroll authorizations.

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Nicole Wilson

Nicole Wilson

Human Resources Partner, Department Structure and Design
Manages department reorganizations and writes position descriptions. Coaches managers on performance management.

 Kathy Scoff

Kathy Skoff

Human Resources Coordinator- Talent Management
Handles new employee paperwork processing, onsite I9 employment processing, and backup to HRIS systems employee record entry and changes.

Human Resources Leadership


Ellen Wieckowski

Ellen Wieckowski

Vice President for Information Technology and Human Resources
Leads both the Human Resources and Information Technology Departments.