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Interviews at Sam Houston State University

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Sam Houston State University.
Interview experience
Based on 52 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 52 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 42 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Sam Houston State University

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
38%
About a day or two
21%
About a month
21%
About two weeks
14%
More than one month
5%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
56%
Background check
46%
Phone call/screening
39%
Group interview
32%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
Drug test
7%
Written test
2%
Take-home/sample work
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sam Houston State University

  • The interview was normal and went smoothly.
    Shared on June 9, 2017 - Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Huntsville, TX
  • Interviews are done by individual departments and largely biased by the slectdd interview committee.
    Shared on June 1, 2017 - Manager - Huntsville, TX
  • HR is not represented in interviews at SAM. Individual departments will put together a hiring committee and hire whomever they "like" the best. Be sure you get a good bead on your hiring manager - tha…
    Shared on August 29, 2016

Interview questions at Sam Houston State University

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can you balance college classes and work at the same time?
    Shared on December 5, 2018 - Undergraduate researcher - Huntsville, TX
  • Electrical code questions.
    Shared on January 27, 2018 - Journeyman Electrician - Huntsville, TX
  • Basic IT support questions and management questions. Any IT manager worth their salt could answer them.
    Shared on June 1, 2017 - Manager - Huntsville, TX
The first interview at Sam Houston State University
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site40%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Campus placement12%
  • Paper application9%
  • Other9%
How candidates received their first interview at Sam Houston State University
  • Once I filled out the application online via Sam Houston State University Employee website I received a call from Human Resources about a month later and had a interview.
    Shared on September 20, 2019 - Library Assistant II - Huntsville, TX
  • I applied online though Jobs4Katz
    Shared on August 20, 2019 - Tech Support - Humble, TX
  • I was recommended by my fellow peers during my college career.
    Shared on December 5, 2018 - Undergraduate researcher - Huntsville, TX