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Viewing people's roles in an organization

You can view a list of the people in your organization and filter by their role. For more information on organization roles, see "Roles in an organization."

Who can use this feature?

Organization members can see people's roles in the organization.

View organization roles

  1. In the upper-right corner of GitHub, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

  2. Click the name of your organization.

  3. Under your organization name, click People.

    Screenshot of the horizontal navigation bar for an organization. A tab, labeled with a person icon and "People," is outlined in dark orange.

  4. To filter the list by role, select the Role dropdown menu and click a role.

    Screenshot of the list of organization members. In the header of the list, a dropdown menu, labeled "Role," is outlined in dark orange.

View enterprise owners and their roles in an organization

If your organization is managed by an enterprise account, then you can view the enterprise owners who manage billing settings and policies for all of your enterprise's organizations. For more information about enterprise accounts, see "Types of GitHub accounts."

You can also view whether an enterprise owner has a specific role in the organization. Enterprise owners can also be an organization member, any other organization role, or be un-affiliated with the organization.

Note: If you're an organization owner, you can also invite an enterprise owner to have a role in the organization. If an enterprise owner accepts the invitation, a seat or license in the organization is used from the available licenses for your enterprise. For more information about how licensing works, see "Roles in an enterprise."

Enterprise roleOrganization roleOrganization access or impact
Enterprise ownerUn-affiliated or no official organization roleCannot access organization content or repositories but manages enterprise settings and policies that impact your organization.
Enterprise ownerOrganization ownerAble to configure organization settings and manage access to the organization's resources through teams, etc.
Enterprise ownerOrganization memberAble to access organization resources and content, such as repositories, without access to the organization's settings.

To review all roles in an organization, see "Roles in an organization." An organization member can also have a custom role for a specific repository. For more information, see "Managing custom repository roles for an organization."

For more information about the enterprise owner role, see "Roles in an enterprise."

  1. In the upper-right corner of GitHub, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

  2. Click the name of your organization.

  3. Under your organization name, click People.

    Screenshot of the horizontal navigation bar for an organization. A tab, labeled with a person icon and "People," is outlined in dark orange.

  4. In the left sidebar, under "Enterprise permissions", click Enterprise owners.