Roles are used by PeopleSoft to implement security.
A role is way of grouping one or more Permission Lists and assigning them to a particular user.
Useful Delivered PeopleTools Roles:
Standard Non-Page Permissions
What do they do?
ProcessSchedulerAdmin- gives you access to view other user's view log/trace files through process monitor
ReportDistAdmin- gives access to all reports
ReportSuperUser- gives super user access reports for a specific user