What is the difference between access roles in Lever?


Please note: This article will soon be outdated. Access Roles and Sensitive Information Privileges have been updated as of the Spring 2020 Release. Click here to learn more.


There are 5 different access roles with Lever. With the exception of Super Admins, which have full permissions and access, each role is customizable for levels of administrative, sensitive information, and permission granting privileges.


To check your own access role, hover over your initials or avatar in the top right corner of Lever. Underneath your email address, you'll see your own access role:


Administrative Abilities

Users with "full permissions"—Super Admins and Admins with Full Sensitive Information Privileges—have access to all candidates and can fully manage all job postings, including the team, location, owner, and hiring manager.


Team Members can invite and manage Limited Team Members and Interviewers.

Sensitive Information and Sensitive Information Privileges (SIP)

Lever's Sensitive Information Privileges allows for flexible and granular permissioning of your most sensitive hiring data. Super Admins and Admins already provisioned with full SIP can configure Sensitive Information Privileges for users who are Team Members or Admins. On a per-user basis, these Privileges can be flexibly scoped to candidates associated with jobs within specified departments, team, locations or individual job postings (learn more here).

While Limited Team Members cannot be configured with Sensitive Information Privileges, they CAN be granted access to individual secret objects on a candidate's profile or to hired profiles by specific means. For example, if a Limited Team Member is @-mentioned in a Secret Note, they will have access to view that individual secret object on the candidate's profile. You can also grant specific users one-off access to certain secret objects during the process of making it secret. Admins, Team Members, and Limited Team Members can also see hired candidate profiles if they are the owner or hiring manager of the posting the candidate was hired for.

For a more detailed and complete description of SIP and its configuration, please visit the Sensitive Information Privileges article here.

Below is an overview of each role's access to regular profiles, regular interview feedback, and sensitive information.


¹ Granted by a Super Admin or an Admin that has full Sensitive Information Privileges.

² Team Members and Limited Team Members can see feedback based on the configuration set on your company settings page. Learn more here.

³ Granted by a Super Admin, Admin, or Team Member. Learn more here.

⁴ Learn more about who can see individual offers here.

 5 Limited Team Members that are the posting owner or hiring manager for the hired posting can view the hired candidate profile. Learn more here

Reporting Access


Tip: Admins, Team Members, and Limited Team Members may be granted permissions to export specific sets of candidate data to CSV. Learn how to do that here.

Limited Team Members can view the specific dashboards for job postings that they follow.

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