University of Colorado Denver leadership announced that Jeff Parker has officially accepted the job as vice chancellor for administration and finance at the University of Colorado Denver. The Board of Regents appointed Parker as interim vice chancellor last November.
In his post, Parker serves as the university's chief financial officer. The office oversees university functions including budget and finance, facilities management, information technology, human resources and campus police.
Parker began his career with CU in 1999 as controller for the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In 2002, he was promoted to assistant vice chancellor for finance and controller. In 2005, after the consolidation of the Health Sciences Center with the University of Colorado Denver campus, he was promoted to associate vice chancellor of finance and administration. Parker is a Certified Public Accountant, and received his master's degree in finance from UC Denver in May 2010.