Skagit Valley College
2.0 of 5 1 reviews
www.skagit.edu Mount Vernon, WA 500 to 999 Employees

Skagit Valley College Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 15, 2014
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I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Skagit Valley College.

Interview Details – Basic interview process. If you have a pulse and can formulate sentences... you'll probably get the job.

Interview Question – Scenario: It's 2am and you are the only guard on duty. An intruder alarm goes off in the main admin building, how do you react and respond?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation available for this position. If you don't like the offer the next person will.

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A Non-exempt, Non-faculty, General Clerical Type Position Interview

A Non-exempt, Non-faculty, General Clerical Type Position
Mount Vernon, WA

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Skagit Valley College in March 2009.

Interview Details – I applied for a job and never heard anything. I called, but was told it was in review (whatever that meant). Then I got a call with an offer for an interview. On the day of the interview, a person took me for a tour of the campus. I think they were getting a "feel" for me and some of the questions of comments seemed odd. Then I went to building where there were 3 other candidates. We were called in an introduced to a group of people from the campus. Questions seemed typical of formal HR textbook type stuff, but a couple were downright weird...to make you think on your feet, I think. Overall it was polite and orderly; and not overly friendly...cold if anything. I got the feeling someone was already selected and they were going through the motions. Then, it took forever for me to get a "sorry" notice that someone that better met their needs had been selected. A very frustrating, cold, and slow process for a clerical position. I hope this isn't typical of how all government works!

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  • If you could structure the world in one of 3 ways with no scarcity, no problems, and no rules; how would you do it?   View Answer
  • Tell me a time when you went beyond the call of Customer Service and did something extraordinary.   View Answer

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