Enabling and using the HeadRace integration

Available for User roles Super Admin, Admin, Team Member, Limited Team Member
Can only be configured by Super Admins
Packages All packages

The HeadRace integration enables you to quickly import your roles into the HeadRace platform to help facilitate finding recruiters and allows recruiters to submit candidates through HeadRace into Lever. The integration will also allow recruiters to follow along the interview process of submitted candidates for quicker feedback turnaround time.

Readers of this article will learn the following:

Setup the integration:


Access role must be Super Admin in Lever to set up the integration. You must be a team or organization with admin rights in HeadRace to install this integration.

1. In the HeadRace platform, navigate to Integrations under Settings

2. Click Add Integration and select Lever from the list.

3. On the modal, log in to Lever.

4. Review list of requested permissions. Click Accept.

5. Once complete you will see:

HeadRace platform settings showing Lever listed in integrations tab

How to use the integration:

After successfully completing setup, the HeadRace platform will automatically synchronize active roles from Lever. You then have the ability to import any role to begin working with recruiters on the HeadRace platform.

Activate roles from Lever

“Activate roles” enables you to create a new HeadRace role and link it to a role in one easy step:

1. Navigate to the Roles page

HeadRace platform showing roles page

2. Click Activate Role.

3. Select the role you wish to activate and complete the role information.

HeadRace platform activate role editor

Link HeadRace role to Lever

You can also link an existing HeadRace role with any role in your Lever system:

1. On HeadRace, navigate to the Roles page. 

2. Select a role to link to Lever. 

3. Click on more options for a role. 

4. Select Link to ATS. 

HeadRace roles list

5. Select the role to link.

Update link of a HeadRace role

To change which role is linked to your Lever system, use the “Update ATS link” functionality:

1. On HeadRace, navigate to the Roles page.

2. Select a role to update link to Lever.

3. Click on more options for a role.

4. Select Update ATS link. 

5. Select new role to link

Refresh roles

Sometimes a newly added role is waiting to be synced to the HeadRace system. To force the HeadRace system to re-sync roles, follow these steps:

1. On HeadRace, navigate to Integrations under Settings.

2. Click on Refresh roles.

How to disable the integration:

On HeadRace

1. Navigate to Integrations under Settings. 

2. Under Applicant Tracking System, click Disconnect next to the Lever integration. 

3. Click Remove to confirm disconnecting Lever from the HeadRace platform. 

On Lever

1. Navigate to your Integrations & API Settings Page in Lever.

2. Under the Authorized Apps tab, locate the HeadRace app.

3. Click Revoke Access to disable the integration.

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