Employee Handbook


Welcome to College of Eastern Idaho! We wish you success in your new job, and hope that you feel quickly at home. As a valued staff member, know that your unique strengths are recognized and appreciated. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the CEI mission statement and core themes; your commitment to these values is critical for our success.

This employee handbook contains key policies, benefits, and expectations of CEI, and other information. One of your most important duties your first few weeks is to absorb everything. Get to know the CEI culture, the working and communication styles of your department, and your department's goals. Don't be afraid to ask questions; you are learning about new processes, projects, and people and you need to get up to speed.


The policies referenced in this handbook, along with all other policies, procedures, benefits, and other programs, are subject to change. From time to time you may receive updated information concerning changes in policy. For the most current information, please check the human resources website. If you have any questions regarding any policies, please ask your supervisor or any member of the human resources team for assistance.

This handbook is not a contract, expressed or implied, guaranteeing employment for any specific duration. Either you or College of Eastern Idaho may terminate the relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. Please understand that no supervisor, manager, or other representative of College of Eastern Idaho, other than the president or the executive director of human resources has the authority to enter into any agreement with you for employment for any specified period of time or to make any promises or commitments contrary to the foregoing. Further, any employment agreement entered into by the president or the executive director of human resources shall not be enforceable unless it is in a formal written agreement.

About CEI

CEI is Idaho's newest comprehensive community college. CEI offers associate of arts and science degrees; transferable general education credits; technical programs; basic skills instruction; workforce training and continuing education; and online learning. CEI boasts a 1:11 instructor/student ratio to serve a total student population of 17,355 (2020) students. In 2020, CEI awarded those students with 166 degrees and 112 certificates.

Contact Information

General Questions:

For general questions about this handbook or any related policies, please contact the human resources department at 208-535-5495 or hr@cei.edu.

Harassment and Discrimination Concerns:

To report harassment or discrimination, or for questions about CEI’s procedures or policy, please contact the Executive Director of Human Resources, Mary Taylor, at 208-535-5303 or mary.taylor@cei.edu.

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