Interview Skills for the Neutral Site (Airport) Interview Webinar

Click here to view the video archive of the session. Enter password: 4W+qN351 when prompted. (Available until May 22, 2020)

Click here to view/download the .pdf version of the PowerPoint slides used during the presentation and post-session handouts.

Maya Ranchod Kirkhope
Maya Ranchod KirkhopeSenior Consultant, Academic Search
Maya Ranchod Kirkhope has worked in higher education for the past twenty years and specifically with presidents and governing boards for the past ten years. Click her photo to read her full bio.

Brief Session Overview:

  • Active participants were limited to 15 per session.

Participants will:

  • understand what search committees are typically seeking from candidates at this stage of the process.
  • learn what makes a candidate competitive in the interview process.
  • discuss appropriate responses to questions that are typically asked during neutral site interviews
  • learn the top mistakes that candidates make in an interview process.

Following the session, a post-session packet (.pdf) was made available containing:

  • a list of sample questions for semi-finalist interviews
  • a set of guidelines for interviewing
  • guidelines for interviewing via Skype or other electronic platforms
  • guidelines for negotiating compensation