Grand Canyon University Interview Questions

Updated Sep 3, 2015
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    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ).

    Interview

    The process took about a week. I was emailed for a phone interview, then asked to come in for a interview. I received an offer the next day. The questions were behavioral based questions.

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  2. Helpful (1)  

    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Peoria, AZ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Peoria, AZ).

    Interview

    All I can say is joke! I came into this process with awesome qualifications. I went through all the 3 interviews, which included a phone interview, met with the talent agent, and sat in front of 4 managers. I felt I answered each question with precision, but it ended up being a waste of time. This university is looking for robotic minds, who will simply be happy sitting behind a desk, and not taking on people with character.

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    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Process was fairly inane. They responded to my resume, and asked me to respond to their email to set a time for a phone interview. They called as scheduled. The interviewer was polite and friendly. She was thorough in her description and responsibilities of the position and asked several times if I was still interested after she finished her notes. They spent a great deal of time going over my resume, position by position

    Interview Questions

    • Could you handle making 80-100 outbound calls a day to prospective on-line students and still maintain effective communications via email, inbound calls, etc...   1 Answer
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    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Tempe, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took a week. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Tempe, AZ).

    Interview

    I received an email to set up a time for a phone interview. After the phone interview, the next step was an in office interview. I first met with the talent specialist who set up the phone interview and she asked me several questions about why I wanted to work for them, etc. After that I was taken to a conference room and had another interview that was conducted by two managers. The managers had great personalities which helped to calm some of the nervousness most of us experience with an interview. They asked me about my work history on my resume. They also asked several S.T.A.R. Method questions.

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    Student Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 days. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ).

    Interview

    Basic questioning, very casual and welcoming environment. I was asked to bring copies of my resume and dress up in appropriate clothing. Some interviews are held in groups, others are one-on-one, it just depends on how many applicants they have and dates of how busy they are.

    Interview Questions

    • What interest you to become a tutor?   1 Answer
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    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Tempe, AZ
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Tempe, AZ) in July 2015.

    Interview

    The interview process took five days. I had a phone interview with the recruiter and was scheduled for an in-person interview the following day. Three days later I received an email regarding their decision.

    Interview Questions

    • Phone Interview Questions: - How did you hear about this position? - Why do you want this job? - What makes you a great fit for this job? - What would your co-workers say about you? In-Person Interview: STAR Method Questions: - Tell us about a time when you provided exceptional customer service. - Tell us about a time when you had to deal with a conflict within your team. - Tell me about a time when you have had to deal with an angry customer.   Answer Question
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    Admissions Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Phone interview which was really standard. "tell us about your last employment experience? Why do you want to leave? What were your responsibilities?". Scheduled face to face the following day asking behavioral questions in front of a panel using the STAR method. Told I would hear back the following week but it actually took two

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    Enrollment Counselor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (Phoenix, AZ) in June 2015.

    Interview

    The recruiter was very friendly. She took me to a room to meet the two military managers that were going to interview us but they were late. It was awkward and after a while the recruiter had to go find them.. twice.. before they came to meet us for our scheduled appointment. When we walked in they seemed quite friendly at first. One of the interviewers was very nice and more open but she kept looking to the other one for what to ask and how to react to my answers. The other one that was in there asked questions did not smile one time and she stared straight ahead at me, almost without blinking. She almost looked angry. It was clearly uncomfortable to myself and to the other manager in the room. At one point she asked me to review my resume and I went over the first job and looked up to see if she had questions or wanted me to continue. She smacked her copy of the resume and said "I said to go over your entire resume!". The way she said it was rude and it was as if she was talking to someone that was way beneath her. It was more of an interrogation interview from her. If she wasn't staring, she was writing, with very big writing. Not one time was there a level of comfort in the room and it was obvious that she intimidated the other manager in the room as well. It was one of the worst interviews I have had. She is a manager only interviewing, not an officer interrogating a criminal, yet that is what it felt like. There is no way she is going to really know a potential employee if interviewees are facing interviewers such as that. When GCU is doing interviews, they need to find someone that is better suited to doing that and actually getting a potential employee to really share what they have to offer instead of trying to "show them who's boss". Thank you.

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    Admissions Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University (New York, NY) in April 2015.

    Interview

    2 phone interviews then live interview. more concerned on looks than skills. wasted time waiting to get opportunity. takes a month to complete interview phases then get an email you dont fit

    Interview Questions

    • will you dedicate your time since not a typical 40hr work wk   1 Answer
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    Talent Acquisition Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Grand Canyon University.

    Interview

    I had 3 in person interviews in one week and had to take time off work to do so. The interview questions were pretty standard. All three HR personnel I met with said different things about the duties of the position and the advancement opportunities...BIG red flag. I understand not being the best candidate for the role but I felt like they wasted my time and then didn't have the courtesy to personally tell me or email me that they were going with another candidate...I just got an automated email that wasn't even tailored to even having an interview. Overall, I think the HR staff needs to get on the same page. The last person I interviewed with flat out told me there was no advancement opportunities. It was the right decision for them to not offer me the position as I would've declined anyway based on the conflicting information during the interview process. They also need to be a little more conscientious and respectful of a person's time.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time....a lot of behavioral type questions.   Answer Question
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