University of Dayton Interview Questions

Updated Apr 14, 2015
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    Assistant Professor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at University of Dayton (Dayton, OH) in March 2015.

    Interview

    The entire hiring process is typical for a faculty job interview process. The only difference is that they require a skype presentation before the onsite interview, which is different from most other universities that often use telephone interview first. People there are very nice and you will feel very comfortable during the interview.

    Interview Questions

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    Support Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at University of Dayton (Dayton, OH).

    Interview

    The process was very long and I met every person possible. The 3rd interview is when I met 12 people in one day...and I was not even told ahead of time that was going to happen. Each interview had no less than 2 weeks between them with a total of 3 interviews...the first a phone screen that lasted less than 15 minutes and then 2 on site days. It was a frustrating process and the only reasoning given was that things take longer in higher education. All the core support people I would have worked with seemed like great people, but management was less than transparent. Money was never mentioned, so I assumed it was comparable to the salary requirements listed on my application. You know what happens when you assume. In comparison to the unnecessarily long interview portion...the offer portion goes much faster. To my surprise they barely do a background check and there is no drug test. Very Liberal environment I guess, but very disappointing as far as employment verification standards are concerned.

    Interview Questions

    • So very standard in their questions...honestly it would have been easier to meet everyone at the same time in a panel interview instead of all the one on one's because everyone asked the same questions...tell us about yourself, why UD, what makes you think you are the person for the job...nothing new and very predictable. It made it easier, but a little on the boring side as well.   Answer Question

    Reasons for Declining

    The pay was way less than expected with no room for negotiation. I was unable to make it work financially.

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    Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at University of Dayton.

    Interview

    First had a phone interview that lasted about 20 -20 minutes. The phone interview was a group interview so it was a little hard to know who was talking. Then had an on-site interview. 1 hour with 2 staff people, then 2 faculty were brought in towards the end. The last interview was right after that interview with the chair/director.

    Interview Questions

    • Pretty straight forward questions. nothing really hard. "how do you deal with difficult people?"   Answer Question
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    Research Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at University of Dayton.

    Interview

    This position on campus is basically determined by the supervisor whose research group you are in. As a graduate student, you may need to talk to the professor directly as an interview. Not like a commercial organization, the interview is pretty flexible.

    Interview Questions

    • Why would you like to pursue a PhD? What is your interested area? What is your research or study plan?   Answer Question
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    Intramural Sports Official Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at University of Dayton.

    Interview

    Just show up to the training its a student job

    Negotiation

    N/A

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    Admissions Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at University of Dayton in July 2013.

    Interview

    submitted online applicaiton, shortly after I was called to schedule a phone interview. It was only thru my prompting did I learn it was a panel interview. The phone interview started by UD person stating "we have about 15 minutes to speak to you, today" ..not to mention I could hear at least on person on the panel texting during the interview ... they had already made up thier mind. 2nd time in 3-4 yrs appling for this job, they want young grads not long term employees

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    Operations Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Dayton.

    Interview

    Applied Online
    3 round interview process
    Final Round table interview

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you the best fit for the University of Dayton?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Little negotiation

  9. Helpful (1)  

    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at University of Dayton.

    Interview

    Applied in early January, got a call in mid Feb for a phone interview the next week.
    Lasted about 15 minutes, asked me questions about "Why UD?" "What did you like most about the school," etc.

    Still waiting to hear back, but it happened about a week ago, so probably not.

    Interview Questions

    • What will you bring to this position?
      Why should we hire you?
       
      Answer Question
  10. Helpful (1)  

    Postdoctoral Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dayton, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at University of Dayton (Dayton, OH) in September 2011.

    Interview

    I applied through the University of Dayton's job website, and was contacted back in a timely manner by the hiring professor. He was very friendly and open about what the position would entail, and invited me to campus for further interviewing and discussion. Once hired, the human resources staff was incredibly helpful with making sure I got the most out of the benefits available to me.

    Interview Questions

    • How much were you thinking for a salary.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    I requested a much higher salary than my advisor could afford, and so he offered me exactly what he could afford.

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    Student Ambassador Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dayton, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at University of Dayton (Dayton, OH) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Online I submitted a resume as well as a cover letter. We then were called back to the office for interviews where we were asked about our experience as a student at the university.

    Interview Questions

    • How I embody Marianist values   1 Answer

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