What does it mean to be second in command? Do you see your assistant executive director or chief operating officer role as a springboard to your highest aspirations, or the culmination of years of hard work? In this track, new and seasoned professionals learn and network with colleagues engaged in similar leadership positions in their JCCs. Leave Professional Conference with ideas to benefit you and your professional practice, as well as your JCC.
AED/COO Job Track Leader: Janet S. Elam, Senior Vice President Community Consultation and Executive Leadership
Organizes and leads our community consulting team and manages our executive leadership programs: the Executive Leadership Seminar (ELS) and Kivinum (a leadership development program for first time executives).
Session Title #1: Getting to Know JCC Association’s President and CEO—and Each Other
Description: Doron Krakow, president and CEO of JCC Association will join us to share his vision and dialogue to hear your ideas. This interactive session will also provide an opportunity to share collegial successes
Session Title #2: Your Best Practices: Programmatic and Operational
Description: Choose from among a dozen replicable programmatic and operational initiatives, and bring innovative programs and projects home to your JCCs
Session Title #3: What Happens in Orlando Stays in Orlando: Case Study Lightning Round
Description: Assistant executives and chief operating officers work in small groups to identify and frame challenges. This session provides unique opportunities to share issues and receive input from colleagues. Participants are able to integrate, dialogue, and problem solve, enriched by collegial feedback.
Session Title #4: A Taste of Leadership Coaching With Marci Mayer Eisen
Description: What is leadership coaching and how does it differ from management and supervision? Experience coaching basics and explore how to advance a culture and authentically empower others with Marci Mayer Eisen, director of the Millstone Institute, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ community-wide initiative to engage, develop and inspire leadership
Session Title #5: Personal and Professional Takeaways
Description: What have you learned in the last 72 hours that will enrich you personally and strengthen you professionally? Reflect on ideas and identify ways to enhance your conference experience long after the JCCs of North America Professional Conference concludes