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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

Aztec Shops is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to making equal employment opportunity (EEO) decisions based solely on an individual's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position for which the individual is being considered. This commitment applies to all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, transferring and promoting the best qualified persons for all positions.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, hair style or texture associated with race, marital status, medical condition (genetic characteristics [GINA], cancer or a record or history of cancer), national origin, race, religion (religious dress/grooming practices), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions, and reproductive choices), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence (includes sexual assault, and/or stalking), or any other category protected by law.

Aztec Shops ensures that this applies to all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, company-sponsored training, promotions, terminations and disciplinary actions.

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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: 619-594-7601 | 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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