Residential Advisors Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 31

When planning, how often do you create alternative scenarios to help you adjust to changing situations?

Residential Advisors Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    When planning, how often do you create alternative scenarios to help you adjust to changing situations?

  2. 2.

    Who would you say inspires you?

  3. 3.

    What does diversity mean to you?

  4. 4.

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  5. 5.

    If you could change or improve anything about your college, what would it be?

  6. 6.

    Are you a patient person?

  7. 7.

    What were your reasons for selecting our college or university?

  8. 8.

    How was your college experience?

  9. 9.

    Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.

  10. 10.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  11. 11.

    Tell me about yourself.

  12. 12.

    After receiving information from your supervisor, how do you ensure you properly communicate this information to your team?

  13. 13.

    Provide an example when your ethics were tested.

  14. 14.

    Describe for me a time when you failed at something and how you responded.

  15. 15.

    What activities would you create for your residents?

  16. 16.

    Provide an experience in which your observation of a student helped you to identify unusual behavior.

  17. 17.

    How would you handle a fight amongst your residents?

  18. 18.

    Why do you want to be an RA?

  19. 19.

    Do others respect and listen to you?

  20. 20.

    What are your salary expectations?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

  22. 22.

    What work situations excite and motivate you?

  23. 23.

    Would you consider yourself a creative person?

  24. 24.

    In five minutes or less, pick a topic you are passionate about, but isn't something I should know of, and explain it to me.

  25. 25.

    Why are you the best person for this position?

  26. 26.

    Share an effective method you have used to enforce rules and regulations.

  27. 27.

    What is your greatest strength?

  28. 28.

    Do you work well in high stress and pressure situations?

  29. 29.

    Tell me about a major problem you recently handled. Were you successful in resolving it?

  30. 30.

    What is leadership to you?

  31. 31.

    If you notice your residents are not participating in your activities, what would you do?