For Department Administrators: Adding Departments

Article Number:020126

A department administrator can add a child to a parent department when the department administrator has administrative privileges for the parent department.

Use the following procedure to add a child department.

  1. Access the following URL: https://(subdomain_name)

  2. Click Administration.
    Screenshot: "Administration" button

  3. Click Departments & Users.
    Screenshot: "Departments & Users" is highlighted

  4. On the parent department, click gear shaped icon .

  5. Click Add Child Department. Screenshot: "Add Child Department" is highlighted

  6. Enter the values for "Name" and "Department Code".
    Field Description Screenshot: The department-related fields are displayed

  7. Click Save.

Field Description

Describes each field in the "New Department" screen.


Display Name

Enter the division/section name according to the actual organization chart.

Localized Name

Enter the department name in the language that the users can display.
For example, you can type "営業部" for users who use Japanese or "Sales.Div" for users who use English.

Department Code

A string to identify the department. Make sure you type the string which has not already been used for different department.
If you leave the field empty, an automatically generated code is configured.
Adding a Department with the Same Name

Parent Department

You configure it only when you create a hierarchy of departments.
You can select a parent department from existing departments.


Enter the short description of the department and the attributes of members.
Only Kintone Users & System Administrators and department administrators can check this description.