Fairleigh Dickinson University Interview Questions

Updated Apr 16, 2014
Updated Apr 16, 2014
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    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

    Interview Details

    The process took way too long. There would be no news for a month, then a flurry of activity which made it difficult because I was juggling other offers. Didn't get to meet many department faculty before being hired

    Interview Questions
    • Why do you want to work here as opposed to another nearby school with similar position   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    A little--I got 5 k more in salary but no more for summer research, cause it is the same for all their new hires
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
  2.  

    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was working part time in another department and position was posted. I was contacted by the assistant controller by phone and had an interview. My boss at the time also called the assistant controller and highly recommended me for the position.

    Interview Questions
    • I was perceived as over qualified, too experienced (old?) and had to field many questions related to whether this position was appropriate for someone like myself   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Graduate Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied through the website, but since I was recommended by the person who I wanted to be hired by, I was called fairly quickly to come in to interview. I was interviewed together with my prospective boss and the Dean. Interview was about 20 minutes and then they told me that they definitely want me and they will contact me very soon. 2 days later they called and accepted offer.

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    Negotiation Details
    Only negotiation was really scheduling hours, since pay is standard.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Public Safety Officer At the Florham Campus, FDU Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University in June 2009.

    Interview Details

    Prior police or correctional experience is a plus during the interview. Knowledge of CPR/AED and First Aid background is a selection process for a chance for an interview.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No, starting pay is lower and then progressing.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Student Worker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Madison, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Madison, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University in September 2008.

    Interview Details

    Required filling out work-study application at Financial Aid Office. Then checking available jobs at Career Development. If there are free spots available at the various offices, work study students will usually obtain them on a first come, first serve basis.

    Interview Questions
    • What was the greatest difficulty you had with your prior employer?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Be kind and personable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Student Activities Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

    Interview Details

    The university contacts the desired candidates after reviewing all the resumes that were sent. After the initial step, the selected candidates will participate in an interview with some of the staff members. You will be asked to prepare a presentation regarding the position and the improvements and contributions that you can bring. After the interview process you will be contacted with a job offer if you were selected to occupy the position.

    Interview Questions
    • All the questions will regard how you can contribute with the position, so questions such as how could you get the students more involved in the activities that the university promote, or how could you get students engaged in paid activities are examples of questions that will be asked.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Graduate Assistant Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    Met with the Dean of the college, had a 15 minute interview on my skills and what I can do to add to the department.

    Interview Questions
    • What is your personality like under pressure?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was easy. Not much to negotiate besides your working hours schedule.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Lab Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took a day - interviewed at Fairleigh Dickinson University in January 2011.

    Interview Details

    basically questioned about the things i kept on my resume. easy going.. should be confident.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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