|Using a Jive Community / Finding People, Places, and Content|
If your community administrator has activated role badges, then you'll see small icons next to certain community user names.
A role badge is an icon used to indicate roles or responsibilities of community users. You might use this to find someone who can answer a question, or to identify people whose answers you can count on. Mouse over the icon to see the name of the role.
Here's a list of possible roles for the badges: