Academic Library Director Interview Questions
Tell me about a time when you worked with a person who did things very differently than you. How did you get the job done?
What are the most successful changes you made at your last library?
What interests/excites you the most about working in the library?
Do you feel you are a natural leader? Give an example of a time when you stepped into a leadership role at your last position.
What do you know about our library and our university?
Tell me about your greatest work related accomplishment.
How many people did you supervise at your last position?
How do you evaluate success among your team members?
What has made you ready for this responsibility?
What personal traits do you look for in people you are hiring?
Tell me about a time when you were effective at handling multiple projects at once.
Give me an example of a time when your communication style helped you to be a more effective leader.
What do you find to be the most difficult aspect of leading your current team?
When do you best demonstrate yourself as a leader?