About the Human Resources Department
The city of Charlotte Human Resources
Department provides recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, performance
management, payroll processing, human resources management systems,
organizational learning and development, employee relations, work-life and
diversity programs to the organization’s departments, employees and managers. Human
Resources has 42 staff members.
What We Do
The Human Resources Department creates
great experiences where employees can thrive, with the goal of Charlotte being
an employer of choice.
Meet Our Director
The Human Resources Director is
Sheila Simpson. Simpson
originally joined the city in 2005 and joined the Human Resources Department in
2007. She became deputy human resources director in 2011 and director in 2017. Simpson
is a collaborative, solutions-oriented leader focused on providing the best
services possible to the city’s workforce.
She graduated from Michigan State
University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Materials Logistics
Management. She has over 25 years of experience in human resources and operations
management in both public and private sectors.
Simpson is a SHRM, Senior Certified
Professional. One of her favorite inspirational adages is “Hard work beats
talent, when talent fails to work hard.” Simpson has a passion for music and in
her free time she enjoys playing one of her many guitars.