Sean Parsonage

Director, College Services

College Services, Humanities, Arts and Social Sci

place Bedford Park (278)

A comprehensive management and educational leadership background that spans 16 years in the Commonwealth Government, 3 years with Ansett Australia, and the last 17 years as the Head of Fashion and Creative Arts for TAFE SA.

A strong advocate for life-long learning and passionate about the Arts.


Masters of Business Administration

Bachelor of Adult Education

Honours, awards and grants

Australia Day Medallion for outstanding commitment to enhancing the reputation of the Australian Taxation Office within the non-English Speaking Background community.

SA Emergency Services Medal for demonstrating 'distinguished and/or meritorious services of the highest order' in recognition of significant contribution to the emergency services in South Australia.

Key responsibilities

As the Director for College Services for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University, my role is to oversee and manage the various services and departments that support the students and staff of the college. This includes ensuring that the day-to-day operations run smoothly and that the needs of the students and academics are met. I am responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve the quality of services and facilities, as well as managing budgets, staffing, and resources. I work closely with other leaders at the university to ensure that the college's services align with the overall mission and goals of the institution.