Heather  Mitchell

Heather Mitchell, M.A., M.Ed.

Director of Career Counseling

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Office: University Center 205
Email: hmmitche@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2980
Since joining Samford in 1995, Heather has worked with a variety of students as a career counselor, as one of the academic advisors for Undeclared Majors, and as Director of the Success Mentoring Program. Her current focus in career counseling is working with freshman students and undeclared majors with their major decisions and career planning. She also coordinates the Career Development Center's annual majors fair. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Birmingham- Southern College, a Master of Arts in History from the University of Montevallo, and a Master of Education degree with a concentration in Counseling and Guidance also from the University of Montevallo. Prior to coming to Samford, she worked in career services at the University of Montevallo, as well as in the private sector in the retail and publishing industries. A member of both the Alabama Counseling Association and the Alabama Career Development Association, she has held leadership positions in both, including having served as Secretary of the state association and as President of the Jefferson/Shelby County Chapter.