Campus Recruiter - Blacksburg, VA

CoStar Group, US-VA Field Based

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Campus Recruiter - Blacksburg, VA

Job Description


We are growing our world class Campus Recruiting & Branding team and would love for you to consider joining us! Are you a self-starter, passionate about helping college students launch their careers, and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then please read on!

We are looking for a mid-level campus technical recruiter to join the Talent Acquisition team to be based in Blacksburg, VA., to focus primarily on recruiting Virginia Tech students to join CoStar Group.  This individual will be responsible for attracting top quality undergraduate-level technical talent to CoStar Group while operating with flawless candidate and client execution. 

Does the idea of meeting brilliant undergraduate students and recruiting them to join CoStar Group sound like fun? If yes, then you may be the perfect fit for our team.

As a campus recruiter, you will play a role in achieving CoStar Group business objectives and hiring targets by building strategic relationships with universities, including professors, administration, student groups and individual students. Additionally, you will be responsible for continuing to innovate new ideas and methods to engage with students.  Internally, you will be the evangelist for campus recruiting and partner with lines of business to ensure we are attracting and cultivating top talent to be the future leaders of our company.  As CoStar Group continues to grow and develop, so does our Recruiting organization, so in this role, you will also be an integral part in growing and implementing talent acquisition marketing, branding and recruiting processes to academic institutions.


  • Build and manage a candidate pipeline from target organizations, develop a sourcing strategy, properly assess candidate qualifications, and present and close opportunities effectively.
  • Promote the employment brand and value proposition of CoStar on campus and with students.
  • Stay well-informed of trends and innovative campus recruiting techniques to be competitive in hiring the best talent.
  • Adjust easily in a dynamic environment and have passion for the company and your craft.
  • Become an expert in the campus marketing and branding space, understand business strategy and priorities, and can build and grow talent networks to support business needs.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business, marketing, or a related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in either a campus recruiting position, business development or some other equivalent within the University system
  • Experience supporting recruitment efforts on campus
  • Experience with business development/talent management activities with university staff and career services departments
  • A drive for results, you are inquisitive, and are a strong relationship-builder
  • Client-focused orientation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Experience using Handshake to coordinate on-site or virtual student events/meet-and-greets, or another campus recruiting ATS and/or CRM


  • Graduate of Virginia Tech
  • You are a pro with applicant tracking systems (we use Workday and Eightfold) as well as LinkedIn Recruiter, and Facebook. Experience utilizing job boards, target company cold-calling, and other sourcing mechanisms to identify candidates.
  • Experience and understanding of campus recruiting strategies. Understands how to contribute to the branding of a company to undergrads and graduates
  • Experience building relationships with university administrators, student clubs and organizations, and ability to cultivate interest in CoStar with individual students
  • Strong knowledge of common human resources practices, employment laws and/or government compliance regulations that affect recruitment

Joining the human resources team at CoStar Group, you will contribute to the creation of a highly successful, fast paced, growth oriented global organization.  Our people vision and strategy is aligned with CoStar’s overall business objectives, and at its core is centered on attracting, retaining and developing diverse talent in the communities that we operate within. 


CoStar Group is the world’s leading provider of information and marketing solutions for the commercial real estate industry.  Since 1987, we’ve been on a mission to create efficiency and transparency within commercial real estate.  From our earliest days, as the first company to offer real estate firms comprehensive, objective, reliable information, to our expansion into operating the most active Internet marketplaces for buying and selling commercial real estate, apartments, businesses and land, we’ve been committed to excellence and creating the most innovative and insight company in our industry.  As a technology company, we are the trusted partner for all commercial real estate professionals empowering many of the most well-respected landlords, development companies, brokerage firms, banks, lenders, investors and government agencies.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

NOTE: This is an in-office role based in Blacksburg, VA.

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

CoStar Group

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