Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP)
Moose Lake, Minnesota

Up to $90,055 annually

Join a team leading the way in sex offender treatment!


The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking dedicated talented psychologists at all levels to work on the leading edge of the comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of civilly committed sexual offenders. We are committed to being a leader in the industry, implementing the latest research throughout all aspects of our program.

With a great deal of support from both a dedicated and experienced clinical management team as well as organizational support from our senior leadership team, you will:

  • Provide expertise and leadership in the specialized field of sex offender treatment, assessment, and research.
  • Conduct sexual offender, psychosexual, physiological, neuropsychological, and psychological assessments.
  • Deliver consultation and testimony at Special Review Board hearings.

A unique program!
Led by seasoned and respected professionals, our treatment design integrates clinical, vocational, therapeutic recreation, education, and security throughout all phases of treatment toward the ultimate goal of successful reintegration. Our employees take pride in knowing their work safeguards the public, while providing clients with opportunities to demonstrate meaningful change through participation in sex-offender-specific treatment.

Develop your career!
Professional development is a high priority at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. In addition to extensive orientation and clinical supervision, MSOP offers training to keep staff on the leading edge of advancements in the field.   


  • Doctorate in clinical psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) and licensed or license eligible in Minnesota.
  • Experience in administration and interpretation of psychological testing is required, along with competency in differential diagnosis, assessments, and crisis interventions.
  • Knowledge in group and individual therapy, as well as familiarity with residential treatment, forensic populations, and court processes.

Moose Lake has a welcoming small-town charm and the area is abundant in lakes, forests, and recreational activities.  We are approximately an hour and a half from the Twin Cities Metro area and just 40 minutes away, the city of Duluth offers museums, theaters, nightlife, shopping, and fine dining – not to mention the beautiful shores of Lake Superior. 

In addition to a competitive salary, the State of Minnesota offers excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage.  Reimbursement may also be available for some relocation expenses.  Other benefits include:

  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Life insurance (optional family)
  • Ongoing educational opportunities
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Health care savings plan
  • Pension and retirement savings plan
  • Pre-tax benefits
  • Credit union membership available
  • Optional retirement savings plan


All interested candidates must officially apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website.

  1. Go to
  2. Under External Applicants, click the “Get Started” button
  3. Enter 10502 in Keywords on the Job Search Page
  4. Click on the Job Posting
  5. Click on Apply on the bottom of the vacancy announcement on the Job Posting Page


(NOTE: the state job classification for this position is Psychologist 3, we also have openings in St. Peter – posting #10533)

For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience


An Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly Employer

Posting Expiration Date: 
Wed, 2017-07-05 (All day)