This version of GitHub Enterprise will be discontinued on This version of GitHub Enterprise was discontinued on 2020-05-23. No patch releases will be made, even for critical security issues. For better performance, improved security, and new features, upgrade to the latest version of GitHub Enterprise. For help with the upgrade, contact GitHub Enterprise support.

Article version: Enterprise Server 2.17

Giving "team maintainer" permissions to an organization member

An organization owner can promote any member of the organization to team maintainer for a team, giving them a subset of privileges available to organization owners.

Members with team maintainer permissions can:

Promoting an organization member to team maintainer

Before promoting an organization member to team maintainer, the person must already be a member of the team.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub Enterprise, click your profile photo, then click Your profile.
    Profile photo
  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization.
    organization icons
  3. Under your organization name, click Teams.
    Teams tab
  4. On the Teams tab, click the name of the team.
    List of the organization's teams
  5. At the top of the team page, click Members.
    Members tab
  6. Select the person or people you'd like to promote to team maintainer.
    Check box next to organization member
  7. Above the list of team members, use the drop-down menu and click Change role....
    Drop-down menu with option to change role
  8. Select a new role and click Change role.
    Radio buttons for Maintainer or Member roles

Ask a human

Can't find what you're looking for?

Contact us