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Assigning the team maintainer role to a team member

You can give a team member the ability to manage team membership and settings by assigning the team maintainer role.

Who can use this feature

Organization owners can promote team members to team maintainers.

About team maintainers

People with the team maintainer role can manage team membership and settings.

Promoting an organization member to team maintainer

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

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

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under @octocat's profile picture. "Your organizations" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Click the name of your organization.

  3. Under your organization name, click Teams.

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

  4. Click the name of the team.

  5. At the top of the team page, click Members.

    Screenshot of the header of a team's page. A tab, labeled with an organization icon and "Members", is outlined in dark orange.

  6. Select the person or people you'd like to promote to team maintainer.

    Screenshot of the first user in a list of team members. To the left of the user, a checkbox is checked and outlined in dark orange.

  7. Above the list of team members, use the drop-down menu and click Change role....

    Screenshot of a team's "Members" page. Above the list of team members, a dropdown menu, labeled "2 members selected", is outlined in dark orange.

  8. Select a new role, then click Change role.