Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP)
Moose Lake, Minnesota


Closing Date: 10/26/2017

Salary Range: $39.70 - $56.83/hourly; $82,894 - $118,661/annually

Job Summary

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking an individual to join our team for an exciting and rewarding opportunity as an Associate Clinical Director for our Moose Lake location.

The Associate Clinical Director oversees the design and delivery of sex offender treatment to clients in a secured facility to promote the effective modification of behavior as part of a larger therapeutic intervention. This includes leveraging knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic methods; maintenance of health care records and special needs requirements; treatment approaches tailored to individual clients within the parameters of ethical, legal, and best practices; and legal and criminal justice practices related to civil commitment. In addition, this position is responsible for contributing to program development and ensuring treatment delivery systems provide effective client treatment while maintaining employee and public safety.

The Associate Clinical Director oversees Clinical Supervisors to ensure staffing patterns, allocation of resources, professional development and service delivery commensurate with best practices per the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). The Associate Clinical Director must also work within outside licensing, including Department of Health, as well as MSOP policies and procedures.

The Associate Clinical Director is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with other state, county, and federal agencies, advocacy groups, and the general public. This includes effectively communicating with a wide variety of audiences, including the legal community, medical professionals, advocates, and subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work);


  • Licensure as an independent clinical mental health professional OR licensed as an independent clinical mental health professional in another state with the ability to obtain Minnesota licensure within six (6) months from date of hire; (LP, LPCC, LMFT, LICSW)


  • Three (3) years of managerial or advanced supervisory experience. At least 2 years of experience providing direct services or clinical supervision with sexual abusers, ideally in a secure treatment setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work).

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

This position requires successful completion of the following:

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS- The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

EDUCATION VERIFICATION- Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website Job ID 16315.

If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.


If you have questions about the position, contact Peter Puffer at



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Posting Expiration Date: 
Thu, 2017-10-26 (All day)