Human Resources Manager, Talent Management Technology Community

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Date: Sep 5, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61197


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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 the Position:

Role is aligned to Corning’s Technology Community (TC) and partners with HR generalists and business leaders to manage talent planning processes and other major talent management initiatives.

  • Ensure consistent application and deployment of talent management and development/learning processes.
  • Serves as a trusted coach to develop talent within the business/function and the “voice” of the business/function into the Talent Management (TM) COE for program/process development.




  • TC Talent Strategy – Partner with the HR Director, TC and Director, Talent Management to define/refresh the TC talent strategy.
  • TC Talent Routines – Deploy talent routines within the TC, ensuring alignment with Corning’s global standards.
  • Provide research-based leading practices and emerging trends. Use talent metrics / reporting to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Talent Planning – Partner with TC leaders and HR generalists in talent planning cycle, process, outcomes, and analysis. Ensure rigor in identifying and deploying talent against the TC’s highest-priority innovation/development projects.
  • Talent Development – Leverage Corning’s global development programs and platforms in meeting TC’s needs. Identify, and design as needed, curriculum and development programs for TC-specific needs.
  • Facilitate select TC-specific training programs.
  • Partner with the TC’s HR Training Specialist to drive implementation of talent development / career development / knowledge transfer programs and processes.
  • Technical Talent Pipelining – As needed, develop overall TC talent pipeline strategy, including identification of TC early career talent and development of strategic talent.
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition Strategy Manager for the TC for optimizing external recruiting channels (e.g., campus recruiting partnerships).
  • Other Special Projects – Support other talent-related projects as needed at the Corporate level or in support of the Technical Community’s talent strategy.



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required) 
  • Graduate degree in Psychology or HR-related or Talent Management-related academic discipline (preferred)
  • 6 – 10 years of experience in HR (required)
  • Experience designing and facilitating learning & development programs, incorporating research-based leading practices (required)
  • 3+ years Internal consulting experience as part of a COE (preferred)
  • 3+ years External consulting experience (preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience within a company with significant R&D investment (e.g., technical materials, pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, software, etc.) (preferred)



Required Skills

  • Subject Matter Expertise in two or more of the following areas: talent planning/people planning, organization development/organization design, change management, team effectiveness, leadership assessment, executive coaching, executive development programs, leadership development, learning, surveys (360°, climate/culture surveys), workforce planning, talent metrics/data analysis.
  • Consulting skills
  • Team focused and collaborative
  • Coaching and development
  • Communication skills
  • Facilitation and presentation skills 
  • Analytical skills
  • Project management skills



Desired Skills:

  • Results oriented
  • Change management
  • Business acumen
  • Customer service orientation



Location and Travel Requirement:

  • Corning, NY
  • Travel is Negligible


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  


The range for this position is $146,264.00 - $201,113.00.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


Corning Puts YOU First! 


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 
•    Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
•    Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
•    Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
•    Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
•    Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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.



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