Welcome to Rocky Mountain College. You are an important member of a successful private and comprehensive educational institution. We have accomplished this success by adhering to a value system based on a commitment to our students, parents, faculty, and staff. We promote honesty, communication, and accountability. As you support Rocky Mountain College, we will support you in your development as a contributing employee to the institution's
mission and goals.

The following documents provide you with the basic information, including the policies, procedures, and practices, that affect your employment. I encourage you to be thoroughly familiar with them, and if you have
questions, please contact Human Resources.

I hope you enjoy your employment here and realize your efforts contribute significantly to the overall success of the College.

I look forward to a long association with you as a colleague at Rocky Mountain College.

Robert Wilmouth Signature

Dr. Robert Wilmouth

*These policies supersede any other previously published policies as of December 14, 2022.


If you would like to view the HR Standard Operating Procedures document, please email Human Resources at humanresources@rocky.edu

Administrative Operating Policy (Employee Handbook)


Introductory Statement

The Employee Handbook (Handbook) provides information regarding Rocky Mountain College’s policies and workplace standards. It is intended to be an internal reference tool for the College’s staff and faculty. There may be some policies and procedures unique to your particular area that will be explained by your supervisor. In certain circumstances, a Handbook supplement for your work group may supersede some aspects of this Employee Handbook.

The policies stated herein are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of Rocky Mountain College. Detailed information on these policies is available on the Rocky Mountain College website and will reflect ongoing changes. In the case of any differences, the online version will supersede any paper version. The only recognized deviations from the stated policies are those authorized and signed by the President, Board of Trustee, or a designated representative of Rocky Mountain College.

Although comprehensive, this Handbook is intended to be a summary guide and cannot address every matter that might develop during your employment. Your supervisor and the Human Resources staff welcome the opportunity to answer your questions.

This version of the Employee Handbook supersedes all prior versions issued by Rocky Mountain College and is effective December 14, 2022.

Welcome to Rocky Mountain College!

On behalf of your colleagues, I welcome you to Rocky Mountain College and wish you every success here.

We believe that each employee contributes directly to Rocky Mountain College’s growth and success, and we hope you will take pride in being a member of our team.

This Handbook was developed to describe some of the expectations of our employees and to outline the policies, programs, and benefits available to eligible employees. Employees should familiarize themselves with the contents of the employee handbook as soon as possible as it answers many questions about employment with Rocky Mountain College. We hope that your experience here will be challenging, enjoyable, and rewarding. Again, welcome!


Dr. Bob Wilmouth, President


Rocky Mountain College educates future leaders through liberal arts and professional programs that cultivate critical thinking, creative expression, ethical decision-making, informed citizenship, and professional excellence.

Core Values

Academic Excellence

Rocky Mountain College creates a culture of learning by providing distinctive academic programs designed and executed by outstanding faculty. The College is committed to the liberal arts and sciences as the basis for all educational development and as the foundation of the student experience. This commitment directs the College’s core curriculum requirements and the expectations of students engaged in the various disciplines. Graduates possess knowledge and abilities that promote professional excellence and lifelong learning through the combination of programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences with professions-oriented disciplines.

Transformational Learning

Rocky Mountain College embraces its role as a transformational agent in the lives of students and elevates them educationally, economically, socially, and culturally. The College promotes the development of the whole person to maximize students’ human and leadership potential. The College, more than the sum of its curricula and programming, affords students opportunities to engage in a wide range of curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular opportunities, enhancing the student experience.

Shared Responsibility & Stewardship

Rocky Mountain College strives to be the embodiment of its mission. By serving as a capable steward of resources and by employing a participative and efficient governance model, the College demonstrates the application of the concepts expressed in its mission. Specifically, the College strives to engage informed and ethical decision-making through the use of best practices as a means to promote organizational development and excellence. In short, the College endeavors to manifest the ideals of critical thinking, ethical decision-making, informed citizenship (from an organizational perspective), and professional (organizational) excellence. In doing so, the College models abilities, dispositions, and behaviors expected of students.