Assigning Managers to a Department
A department refers to the different teams within your business that may work within admation. Legal, marketing, product, management and creative teams are all great examples of the department types you might like to load into admation.
Like all teams, departments should be lead by a good manager. To assign a manager to an existing department, select the Admin button.
Then select Departments.
Click the Edit button for the department you wish to edit.
From this screen, you’ll have the option to update the department name, or edit any department managers. Click the Edit button again to add a new Department Manager.
A department may have as many managers as you would like. When assigned to a department, department managers have added abilities to:
- manage leave for their teams by approving or rejecting leave requests,
- view a summary of resources and resource capacity across the organisation
- create and assign tasks to users
Search for the user(s) you’d like to add here. Add a person as a manager by clicking the orange plus icon . Your selections will be shown on the right hand side of the screen. If you have made a mistake, you may click the red to undo your actions.
Once you are happy with your selections, click Done.
Click the checkboxes to give your department managers different permissions in their department for managing leave, viewing resources and assigning tasks, as discussed earlier. Click Save, once you have completed adding Department Manager(s) and allocating their permissions.
With the right permissions, Department Managers will be able to create and assign tasks to their team under a new Resources tab in their main menu.