Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP)


Up to $107,198 annually

Full-time Telecommuting Opportunity!

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking talented psychologists 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 violence risk assessments for the court.
  • Deliver consultation and testimony to the Minnesota Supreme Court of Appeals Panel and Special Review Board hearings.
  • Give technical consultation and direction to a broad spectrum of courts and other care providers in the field of sex offender treatment and assessment.
  • Provide clinical supervision to unlicensed psychologists, training for unlicensed psychology staff and psychological trainees, offer sophisticated problem-solving skills when providing consultation and provide mentoring and educational experiences to unlicensed psychologists to enhance department's overall clinical skills.

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 psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) and licensed in Minnesota within six months of hire.
  • One year post-license advanced professional experience and competency (i.e., credentialing) in forensic assessment/evaluation.
  • Must possess competency in the administration and interpretation of testing instruments utilized in forensic evaluation.
  • Competency and experience in testifying and completing court-ordered evaluations as well as knowledge of mental health case law is required.

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)
  • Long-term care insurance (spouse/parent)
  • 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 10511 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 Behavioral Medicine Practitioner)

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)