Jeremy Evans and William Lambert Depart Fraternity Staff; Fraternity Announces Search for Two Positions

Jeremy M. EvansDelta Nu (Bradley) ’98, announced earlier today his departure from the position of chief operating officer of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Evans has served as the Fraternity’s Chief Operating Officer for over two years, and as a member of the National Staff for nearly a decade. Evans has accepted a position in Evansville as Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ohio Valley.

In his time at the Headquarters, Evans’ accomplishments included the development and implementation of the highly successful Leadership Institute program, the advancement of the Fraternity’s risk management efforts and involvement and facilitation of four Fraternity Conventions, including top-level planning, management, and oversight of the 2012 National Convention.

“I literally grew up professionally working for the Fraternity,” Evans said. “The Fraternity has given me so much to be thankful for through service to this organization, and Phi Mu Alpha will always have my loyalty, reverence, and respect. The countless friendships I’ve made with brothers and incredible experiences I’ve had at the Headquarters over the years will last me a lifetime.”

Will LambertIota Alpha (Alma) ’05, also announced today his departure from the position of Director of Programs on the National Staff. Lambert has served in the position for over two years and has been a member of the National Staff for over five years. Lambert has accepted a position as a Project Manager for Sequoia Applied Solutions, an engineering company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

In his time on the National Staff, Lambert has overseen and grown the colony education program and has helped to renovate and beautify several aspects of the Lyrecrest campus, including the National Museum and Archives, basement, and club room. He has helped coordinate and facilitate numerous events, including dozens of convocations and retreats and two National Conventions.

“It’s been an amazing ride,” says Lambert. “I’ve grown so much and gained innumerable friendships over the past five years. I’ll miss this place a lot, but I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished for the Fraternity and equally as proud of how Lyrecrest has prepared me for future endeavors .”

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Fraternity Accepting Applications for Executive Position 

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America is seeking a qualified member to serve as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Fraternity. The COO reports to the National President and works in direct partnership with him and the National Executive Committee to execute and advance the Fraternity’s mission and programs. As the chief staff member employed by the Fraternity, he supervises the National Staff and is responsible for all operations of the Fraternity and its National Headquarters.

Organizational Background: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is a national music fraternity founded in 1898 for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater. The Fraternity has 241 collegiate chapters, 9 colonies, and 17 alumni associations. The Fraternity’s membership consists of approximately 6,500 collegiate members and over 100,000 alumni.

Key Responsibilities:
– Oversees operations of the National Headquarters and National Staff in Evansville, Indiana;
– Executes the policies and programs of the Fraternity;
– Assists in the preparation of an annual budget and execute regular financial oversight;
– Oversees the organization and operations of the Fraternity’s triennial National Convention, Leadership Institute, all other national events, and Council and committee meetings;
– Addresses the legal needs of the Fraternity, and serves as its primary risk management officer;
– Provides support to the Sinfonia Educational Foundation.
– Supports and assists volunteer leaders in the execution of their responsibilities;
– Engages in activities sufficient to maintain a grassroots feel for the needs of the Fraternity’s members.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a member in good standing of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity who shares a strong commitment to the Fraternity’s Object and ideals. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree and prior experience in not-for-profit management are preferred. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance and IRA match.

To apply: Send an e-mail with a cover letter detailing your qualifications, resume and salary requirements to National President John Mongiovi at president@sinfonia.org.

Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

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Fraternity Accepting Applications for Director of Programs

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America is seeking a qualified member to serve as the Director of Programs (DOP) for the Fraternity. The DOP reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works to develop, implement and improve all aspects of Fraternity programming. The DOP supervises the work of the Retreat Coordinator and Programs Associate.

Organizational Background: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is a national music fraternity founded in 1898 for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater. The Fraternity has 241 collegiate chapters, 9 colonies, and 17 alumni associations. The Fraternity’s membership consists of approximately 6,500 collegiate members and over 100,000 alumni.

Key Responsibilities:
– Oversees the Fraternity’s colony program, providing support and guidance to colonies.
– At the direction of the COO, develops new programs for implementation with members, chapters, colonies, and alumni associations.
– Implements existing programming; regularly reviews and reports on the success of existing programming and develops recommendations for improvement.
– Works with the Commission on Standards and province leaders to provide support to struggling chapters and alumni associations.
– Supervises and helps to implement all Fraternity events.
– Supervises the Retreat Coordinator and Programs Associate position.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a member in good standing of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity who shares a strong commitment to the Fraternity’s Object and ideals. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health insurance and IRA match.

To apply: Send an e-mail with a cover letter detailing your qualifications, and resume to National President John Mongiovi at president@sinfonia.org.

Deadline: Deadline for applications is February 11, 2013.

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