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Interview Designer: Utilizing Competency-Based Interview Questions

Course Code:  WTD196

Course Name: Interview Designer: Utilizing Competency-Based Interview Questions

Prerequisite:  Completion of Hiring Top Talent and Introduction to Search Committee Roles and Responsibilities 

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  2 Hours (in classroom)

Audience:  Supervisors and Hiring Managers

Session Description:  This session focuses on building an aptitude amongst interviewers at the university and equipping leaders on best practices during the interview process. Participants will learn how to select relevant competency-based interview questions and how to drill down on an experience in order to consistently assess an applicant.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Identify and apply the best practices associated with preparing for, conducting and evaluating structured interviews.
  • Define the right competencies for screening, selection, and development according to position level.
  • Practice structured interview question guides.

You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.