Award Date


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (EdD)


Educational Administration and Higher Education

First Committee Member

Anthony Saville

Number of Pages



Personnel issues have always played an important part in any operation. There is no denying the fact that proper selection and placement of individuals could be the key to an organization's success. This study was made to compare the variables assessed and questions asked during final interviews to evaluate the candidates for open positions in the division of student affairs at all public land-grant institutions; The theoretical base for the study stressed the necessity of comparing applicants' abilities. Variables being considered during the interviews were categorized as job knowledge, professional attitude, personal qualities, interpersonal skills and miscellaneous. Using these variables as a guide a survey-questionnaire was constructed to collect data from the pre-determined population; Based on the content analysis of the data collected, a generic model of a set of interview questions was proposed which includes a total of 15 items.


Affairs; Analysis; Grant; Institutions; Interview; Interviews; Land; Personnel; Position; Questions; Students; Interviews

Controlled Subject

School management and organization; Education, Higher

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Degree Grantor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas




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