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Community Affairs Project Manager

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Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55736


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the strategy creation and execution of the local community affairs efforts with focus on racial equality in the communities surrounding Corning Incorporated locations in North Carolina.
  • Research community needs and develop initiatives for community affairs office to address across Raleigh/Durham and surrounding areas. Create specific milestones and performance metrics to track impact and effectiveness of initiatives.
  • Partner with internal diversity initiatives, national initiatives and local agencies and organizations to help close the gap among racial groups in our local communities and positively impact the socioeconomic stratification within our communities.
  • Develop staffing/partnership strategy with local agencies to execute initiatives.
  • Research and advise on racial equality issues relevant to communities where Corning Incorporated employees live.


Direct reports: No direct reports but will have responsibility to direct project work through community-based collaborations and internal collaborations



  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred


Skills and Experience:

  • Successful program/project management leadership
  • D&I leadership experience
  • Maturity and Executive Presence
  • Seasoned Consulting skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work within a matrix and influence to accomplish objectives
  • Facilitation/presentation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Clear and concise communication skills.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh