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Updated Aug 6, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Enrollment Counselor Interview

Enrollment Counselor

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Grand Canyon University.

Interview Details – Had one phone interview and then one panel interview. I was notified during the phone interview that I had been approved for an in-person panel interview. They scheduled it for the next day. I completed the interview the following day, and the morning after that I received a phone call with an offer. There was no drug test, but there was a background check.

Interview Question – They asked for a lot of specific on the job situations and scenarios. It was easy. They like to see that you're able to multitask, work under pressure, complete quality and accurate work, and still be a positive representation of the university to students and leads.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Not able to negotiate


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Enrollment Counselor Interview

Enrollment Counselor
Tempe, AZ

I applied online and the process took 8 weeks - interviewed at Grand Canyon University in June 2011.

Interview Details – Submit application online, took 8 weeks to begin the screening process, received phone call to complete a screening interview, scheduled interview with manager and director, interview consisted on behavior based questions, received follow up phone call the next day with a job offer.

Orientation was 3 weeks long and included training on all systems, departments, and role playing.

Interview Question – Describe a time when you had to make a decision or recommendation that could've put your organization at risk.   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

University Development Manager Interview

University Development Manager

I applied through an employee referral and interviewed at Grand Canyon University.

Interview Details – Three part interview phone interview with recruiter, in person interview, and the offer acceptance. Be ready to review current, or previous sales background. Three part interview phone interview with recruiter, in person interview, and the offer acceptance. Be ready to review current, or previous sales background.

Negotiation Details – It was short


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

University Development Representative Interview

University Development Representative
Phoenix, AZ

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Grand Canyon University in November 2013.

Interview Details – There was an email for interview with HR for screening. The HR interviewer was 30 minutes late for the telephone interview. Then it moved on to a phone interview with the hiring manager. The final interview was face to face in Phoenix with the executive director and the hiring manager. This involved a presentation of a proposed business plan for territory management and interview questions. This lasted about 60 minutes.

Interview Question – How would you approach contact generation in a difficult territory where potential clients have never even heard of your company's existence?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiation allowed.


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Enrollment Counselor Interview

Enrollment Counselor
Phoenix, AZ

I interviewed at Grand Canyon University in June 2013.

Interview Details – they use the new "style" of "tell me a time when you..." so be prepared to give specific examples of your past accomplishments and failures

Interview Question – nothing too difficult- they just need to be VERY specific answers (names, where you were working, what happened, what was the outcome)   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – there was no phase- they offered and I said yes because I was trying for 8 years to "get in" to this school because I thought they did what was right by the student


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Refused to Say Interview

Refused to Say

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Grand Canyon University.

Interview Details – Behavioral interview

Interview Question – There weren't any questions that I considered to be difficult.   Answer Question


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Online Instructor Interview

Online Instructor
Phoenix, AZ

I applied online and interviewed at Grand Canyon University.

Interview Details – After completing an online application and submitting a CV, I was contacted by HR which requested further information including references and transcripts. After this, I was put into a training course, where I had to demonstrate my ability to communicate, provide substantive feedback, etc. This course was structured like an online course, and progress through this course was evaluated.

Interview Question – No questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There was no negotiations. I was offered a standard teaching contract for a course. I could choose to accept it, or decline.


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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Enrollment Counselor Interview

Enrollment Counselor
Tempe, AZ

I applied online - interviewed at Grand Canyon University in October 2011.

Interview Details – Pre-screening with a Human Resources Recruiter, interview set up with hiring manager. Usually interviewed by hiring manager and a second manager.

Interview Question – Describe a time when you tried to satisfy a customer and it didn't work.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There is no opportunity to negotiate if you are not coming in from another university.


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Anonymous Interview

Anonymous Employee
Los Angeles, CA

I applied through other source and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Grand Canyon University in August 2010.

Interview Details – I did not actually interview in person - I spoke on the phone to HR and I submitted my paperwork via email. My supervisor was very kind, and it was a fairly easy process. I was emailed all of the paperwork required by a field supervisor, and I completed them on my computer and then forwarded them to the University. I was required to complete paperwork for each student I was assigned to supervise.

Interview Question – Why did I leave my previous teaching position?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There was no "negotiation" at all. They pay $550. per student per semester. Period. Take it or leave it. Problem was, they don't take out taxes (it killed me the next year because I didn't estimate taxes) and they don't pay mileage.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Admissions Counselor Interview

Admissions Counselor
Phoenix, AZ

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Grand Canyon University in May 2009.

Interview Details – Was interviewed by HR over the telephone first; then met with some arrogant young man, then had an interview with department head.

Interview Question – Can't remember any of the questions, but they were pretty standard.   Answer Question

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