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The College of Western Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status.

Qualified veterans will receive preference in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations. Persons needing accommodations during the application process may contact Human Resources at 208.562.3287 or

Veteran's Preference

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) will award a preference to employment of veterans of the U.S. Armed Services in accord with provisions of Idaho Code § 65-503 or its successor. In the event of equal qualifications for an available position, a veteran or family member who qualifies for preference pursuant to Idaho Code § 65-503 or its successor will be employed.


An “eligible veteran” includes:

  1. Veterans and disabled veterans as defined in section 56-502, Idaho Code;
  2. A widow or widower of any veteran as long as he or she remains unmarried;
  3. The wife or husband of a service-connected disabled veteran if the veteran cannot qualify for any public employment because of a service-connected disability.

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