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Employment Opportunities

Aztec Shops is responsible for operating the Campus Bookstore and many restaurants, Catering and Concessions on the campus of San Diego State University. Our workforce consists of primarily SDSU students. We offer a variety of positions in fun and diverse environments, with the goal of helping college students gain valuable work experience while keeping education their number one priority.

All of our open positions can be viewed on our employment page at: where prospective employees can apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants will be accepted and assigned to jobs and otherwise treated without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), disability, age, citizenship status, genetic information (GINA), marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, medical condition, political activities or affiliations, and/or military/veteran status, as well as other classifications as protected by applicable state or local laws. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Aztec Shops Ltd. will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Verification

All employment verification requests must be done in writing, with a signed release from the current or former Aztec Shops employee. With a signed release, the company will disclose position and length of employment. For some student positions and intern positions on campus, at the company’s discretion and with a signed release, the company may disclose work performance as it would relate to the position or internship for which the employee or former employee is applying.

Please direct all written requests including a signed release to:

Aztec Shops Human Resources
San Diego State University MC: 1701
San Diego, CA 92182-1701
E-mail: / FAX: 619-265-7504

Department managers may not give employment verification unless directed to do so by Human Resources.

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Current Employees

As a current employee of Aztec Shops, below is some important information regarding your employment with us:


Aztec Shops has a strict policy regarding disclosing a current employee’s employment information, to include Employment Verification, Reference Checks and Letters of Recommendation. Dates of employment and position will always be released, but a signed release is required for the disclosure of any other information (i.e. pay, performance history).

Please direct all requests for employment information from a prospective employer or outside agency to:

Aztec Shops Human Resources
San Diego State University MC: 1701
San Diego, CA 92182-1701
Phone: 619-594-7600 | E-mail:

All requests are to be made to Human Resources, not your department manager.


If the time comes where you wish to resign, we ask that you give a written or e-mailed two-week notice of when your last work day will be so we can schedule you accordingly. Employees will be paid their final paycheck in accordance with current CA law.

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Former Employees

Please apply for rehire on our employment page at

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If you have retired from Aztec Shops, or just reached retirement age, you may have retirement funds available for withdrawal.

Employees who contributed to a retirement savings plan should contact each appropriate agency:

CAL PERS Retirement or Health Insurance: 1.888.225.7377
CalPERS 457: 1.800.260.0659
Principal: 1.800.986.3343

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