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Electric Vehicle Consultant

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For over 50 years, Oakton College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

Electric Vehicle Consultant for Strategic Partnerships, Space Acquisition, and Funding Strategies for Automotive Technology Program.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Consultant with expertise in strategic partnerships, space acquisition, and funding strategy development to support both the establishment and expansion phases of our Electronic Vehicle (EV) program. This dynamic individual will not only facilitate the identification and securing of optimal space for expansion, but will also play a crucial role in identifying and securing additional funding sources for future phases of the project, which includes funding for equipment, space enhancements, and other necessary resources. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in financial strategy and partnership development, showcasing a strong track record of negotiating mutually beneficial partnerships and securing funding from diverse sources.


January 15, 2024 - December 31, 2024
  • Identify and engage potential partners for the provision of lot space for the EV program, emphasizing the mutual benefits and strategic alignment.
  • Broker and negotiate partnerships and agreements with a focus on securing both space and financial resources for the program's growth and sustainability.
  • Collaborate with financial and legal advisors to ensure the viability and compliance of funding strategies and agreements.
  • Prepare and present proposals to potential funders and partners, highlighting the benefits of investing in the EV program and the broader community impact.
  • Maintain a strong network of industry contacts and potential funding sources, staying informed of emerging opportunities and trends in the EV sector.
  • Set the stage for the future development and expansion of the EV Program through implementing a comprehensive funding strategy, and identifying potential grants, sponsors, and investment opportunities.


  • Proven experience in partnership development, space acquisition, and financial strategy within the EV industry or a related field.
  • Demonstrated success in securing funding through grants, sponsorships, or partnerships.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to develop strategic funding plans that align with program goals and partner objectives.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, capable of building relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of legal and financial frameworks related to partnership agreements, funding acquisition, and project development.
  • Strategic thinker with a proactive approach to problem-solving and opportunity identification.

Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with experience

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application.

Oakton College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Out-of-State Employment Defined

Oakton College's primary location of operation is in the state of Illinois. An "out-of-state employee" is defined as an employee of Oakton College whose primary work location is outside of the state of Illinois. State taxes, employment tax, and worker's compensation provisions vary from state to state and require payroll compliance with these various rules.

Allowable States for Out-of-State Employment

All employees must maintain their primary residence in Illinois, Indiana, or a reciprocal state with Illinois. Reciprocal states include Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Illinois has tax agreements with these reciprocal states. Employees may have their primary residence in Indiana since Indiana is adjacent to Illinois.


For 50 years, Oakton College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies.  Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

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