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Suggested Interview Questions for Auxiliary Director Candidates

by David Sullivan, Senior Advisor, SPARC

The role of Auxiliary Director is unique in independent schools. Successful Directors are expected to possess an entrepreneurial mindset, financial acumen, management skills, program design expertise, and knowledge about best education practices. Assessing the wide range of that experience and skill necessitates careful consideration of the application process and interviewing candidates.

Over years of assisting independents schools with hiring for this unique position, SPARC has compiled a list of useful interview questions to help surface the essential dispositions, skills, and expertise of a candidate for the role of Auxiliary Director.