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University of Tennessee Interview Questions & Reviews in Knoxville, TN
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IT Administrator Interview (Neutral Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 6 weeks - interviewed at University of Tennessee in January 2010.
Interview Details – I sent in a resume. They called me in. Showed me around and put me to work. It was strange, but I didn't complain at the time. Boy, was I in for it. I went from a specific set of work expectations as a sys admin to climbing through wire chases and getting bitten by animals at the Vet School
Interview Question – Can you breathe? View Answer
Negotiation Details – None.
Sustainability Manager Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I interviewed at University of Tennessee in July 2009.
Interview Details – Site visit and sit-down interview with approximately 6 faculty/staff
Interview Question – Why should we select you for this position/ Answer Question
Counselor/Professional Staff Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at University of Tennessee in April 2012.
Interview Details – Contacted by phone to request a phone interview, and again by phone for in-person interview. Was provided an itinerary for the day and was expected to give a 30min presentation. Met with hiring committee, office staff, select university staff, and ate lunch with director. Full reimbursement for travel.
Interview Question – Was given student scenarios and asked how I would approach the situation. Somewhat like a "case-study" given in graduate school. View Answer
Negotiation Details – I took the first offer which was comparable according to the salary research I had done for the position prior. Was also told that that was the highest the FTE line could could allow at that time.
Resident Assistant Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at University of Tennessee in March 2010.
Interview Details – All contact with the University of Tennessee was very professional and kind. From the very start of the hiring process there were many steps that were clearly explained that needed to be followed throughout the hiring process. The initial interview was panel style. There was one hall director, one assistant hall director, and two current resident assistants. The questions were well thought out, and reasonable. I felt that the initial panel interview was fair.
Interview Question – Why do you want this position? View Answer
Research Associate II Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took a day - interviewed at University of Tennessee in February 2009.
Interview Details – Went through my background as software engineer and discuss the position. He is a senior manager in the team, and is looking for someone who was up to the latest .Net Framework and owned the experience of publicly demonstrate a new technology. I wasn't using .Net 4.0 at the time so I didn't pass the phone interview, but it was good experience to know what aspect they were looking for on a candidate.
Interview Question – What teaching experience you have in terms of new technology? Answer Question