What are the differences between access roles in Lever?


Lever users can have 1 of 5 different access roles. 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.

Role Typical Users Description
Super Admin HR Director, VP of HR/People Can see all candidates and reports, administer all settings and jobs, access to all Sensitive Information
Admin Lead Recruiter, Head of Recruiting, Recruiters Can see all candidates and reports (except offer reports), administer most settings
Team Member Recruiters, Recruiting Coordinators, Schedulers, Sourcers Can see all candidates and job posting reports
Limited Team Member Hiring Managers Can see candidates they have access to and reports for job postings they are the owner/hiring manager for
Interviewer The rest of your team Can be scheduled for interviews, complete feedback, and refer candidates


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.

Feature Super Admin Admin Team Member Limited Team Member Interviewer
Enable integrations

Manage offer settings

Invite and manage users up to their access role

Administer requisition settings

Edit feedback and form templates

Edit team email templates


Create job postings


Add candidates

Refer candidates

Generate social share referral links

Fill out interview feedback


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

Sensitive Information and Sensitive Information Privileges (SIP)

Lever's Sensitive Information Privileges (SIP) allows for flexible and granular permission-gating of your most sensitive hiring data. These Privileges can be flexibly scoped on a per-user basis. They allow a user to view specified types of Sensitive Information on candidate profiles that are associated with jobs within specified departments, team, locations or individual job postings (learn more here).

You can also grant specific users one-off access to certain secret objects during the process of making those objects 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.

Reporting Access



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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