Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP)
The Executive Director is the program’s chief administrator and is accountable for the entire scope of the operation of Minnesota’s secure treatment facilities for high-risk sex offenders under civil commitment as a sexual psychopathic personality/sexually dangerous person. The purpose of this position is to provide administrative leadership and direction to a staff of approximately 900 employees who operate this special mission program. The Executive Director and staff are in turn responsible for protecting clients, staff and the public by providing the security and necessary controls to manage approximately 640 high-risk clients and to provide a broad array of clinical services for the purpose of improving the client’s life and reducing the likelihood of future sexual violence. This is your opportunity to set the priorities and tone for the organizational mission of maintaining safe, secure, and humane conditions for the staff and clients who work and live in the program and to ensure clients have access to an appropriate level of sex offender treatment.
Qualifications:MSOP is seeking a visionary leader with demonstrated leadership experience in creating cohesive teams that embrace and implement organizational strategic plans. The individual selected for this position must be open minded, energetic and driven to seek out continuous improvements and best practices focused on moving MSOP to the forefront of civil commitment programs.
Qualified individuals will have five years’ experience in leading large, complex organizations in the public and/or private sector that demonstrates:
- The ability to effectively engage with employees, labor unions, business partners, elected officials, regulators, the media, advocates and other public and private entities to develop positive and cooperative outcomes for the MSOP program;
- Strong working knowledge of financial management systems to direct the preparation of the annual budget and ability to analyze financial reports;
- Project management skills with the ability to track multiple projects at the same time;
- Working with the intersection of health care, civil and criminal courts, and the criminal justice system;
- Knowledge of diverse professional practices including legal and criminal justice practices, client rights, Federal and State governmental laws and regulations, and health care delivery systems to ensure the legal obligations and highest standard of care are met within MSOP and DHS while ensuring public safety;
- Knowledge of human behavior of special populations including those in correctional institutions.
For more information, contact:
Lena Garcia, Recruitment Manager
Phone: (651) 431-3672