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HR Coordinator, Workplace Services, Aviation, Security, Government Affairs and Corp Comm

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Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51378


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.

The global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.


Scope of Position: The HR Coordinator provides direct support to the HR teams responsible for Workplace Services, Aviation, Security, Government Affairs & Corporate Communications. The position primarily focuses on HR data and analytics, union/hourly support and project support.


Key Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the onboarding process for all new and transfer hires
  • Manage the monthly HR reporting (Headcount, Recognition, Diversity, Overtime, Attrition, etc.)
  • Position management – creating new positions, editing positions
  • Hiring, onboarding, transferring, terminating, address changes, supervisor changes, org changes, Promotions, pay rate changes, Data steward audits, training, best practices, service pin coordination, etc
  • Coordinating remote agent I-9
  • Manage the Tuition Reimbursement process
  • Prepare presentations and communication materials as needed
  • Leverage process improvement methods to identify opportunities to improve HR processes
  • Partners with HRMs to manage/input employee FMLA, PFL, Disability and Workers Compensation for employees
  • Support union workforce with payroll and attendance questions (Kronos)
  • Assist with job movement utilizing the Bids & Transfer System
  • Interpret and execute all aspects of the union contract


Project Responsibilities:

  • Organizational announcements – coordinate with supervisors and communications
  • Completion of Immigration authorizations forms (requires personal data available to HR in employee profile)
  • Verification of employee agreements
  • Rewards tracking and confirmation
  • Provide data reports for leadership as appropriate.
  • Maintain databases to track and monitor activity on functional initiatives including talent management, diversity, leadership development training, etc.
  • Coordinate and manage the intern process


Required Education: Associates degree in Human Resources, Business / Business Administration, or equivalent qualification/experience


Required Years and Area of Experience: At least 1-3 years of combined HR/Admin experience (generalist/specialist) or equivalent


Required Skills:

  • High attention to detail
  • Computer Proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PeopleSoft)
  • Ability to review data, draw conclusions, and communicate points of view on data gathered
  • Ability to create “client/business-ready” PowerPoint decks
  • Ability to deliver “completed staff work”
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and workload on a daily basis
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills (serves as a key liaison between HR and employees); able to build rapport, be approachable, resourceful, and responsive
  • HR Service Orientation
  • Strong excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Basic/working HR knowledge
  • Desire for self-development
  • Working knowledge of business / financial acumen
  • Strong process / process improvement orientation
  • Ability to support change management processes
  • Able to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner


Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or HR certifications
  • Work experience in the administration of HR or Business processes or programs
  • Able to function efficiently in a fast-paced work environment (taking initiative, working independently and handling multiple priorities)


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: Corning