Retirement plans with over 11% employer contribution
Flexible Spending Account
Employer-paid life and disability insurance
Ten paid holidays (faculty may vary)
Discounts from local businesses
As a benefit eligible employee of College of Western Idaho, you will have the opportunity to participate in a retirement plan. In addition to your contribution, the College offers generous contributions to your retirement plan. The plan assigned will be dependent upon employment classification.
Hourly Employee - participates in the Public Employee’s Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI)
Salary Employee – participates in the Optional Retirement Plan
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA)
The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC)
*exception may apply, if vested in PERSI
PERSI Retiree Information
If you are a retired PERSI member and are currently receiving PERSI retirement benefits, please contact PERSI to determine how employment at CWI may impact your retirement benefits.
PERSI Answer Center
(800) 451-8228 or (208) 334-3365 (in the Boise & surrounding areas)