If hired, what objectives would you set with your manager for your first year at work?
How would you approach an employee of your team who was underperforming?
What would you do if the director needed to be out of office during your first month and left you in charge of organizing a company/department event?
How would you handle a higher than usual staff turnover?
How would you create a spreadsheet or database to monitor employee attendance?
What does a typical day at work look like for an Assistant Director?
How do you prepare and review a department’s annual budget? What information and tools do you need to use?
What are the most important policies for a company? Why?
What kinds of reports do you prepare on a regular basis? (e.g. weekly and monthly)
What’s your experience with hiring personnel?
Describe a time when you identified and managed a workplace safety issue.
Tell me about a time you had a conflict with your manager. How did you resolve it?
Give me an example of a time you reviewed a process to make it more efficient.
How do you remain calm when handling various tasks at the same time? How do you make sure you’re not missing any deadlines?
Have you ever faced any complaints about the way you delegated tasks? If so, what were the complaints and how did you handle the situation?