Minnesota Department of Human Services
Moose Lake, Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Clinical Program Therapist 4 - Senior Clinician

Location: Moose Lake, MN
Working Title: Senior Clinician
Job Class: Clinical Program Therapist 4
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Closing Date: 01/28/2021

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services
Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment/Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $28.48 - $42.24 /hourly; $59, 466 - $88,197 /annually
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible:  Yes

Job Summary
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking talented Clinicians to work on the leading edge of the comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of civilly committed sexual offenders. MSOP is a residential treatment facility for clients who have been court-ordered to receive ongoing treatment in a secure setting.

We are a national leader in the industry and committed to implementing the latest research throughout all aspects of our program.

Senior Clinician responsibilities include:

  • Treatment planning.
  • Preparing written reports.
  • Providing individual counseling and group therapy.
  • Delivering psycho-educational curriculums.
  • Developing and providing clinical training for staff.
  • Cooperate within an interdisciplinary team and build positive working relationships.

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is 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 treatment.

MSOP offers professionals the opportunity to be part of an organization that is committed to its staff, clients, and the community.  MSOP values professional development and provides ongoing state-of-the-art training and outside professional supervision toward professional licensure for its staff, as well as tremendous career growth, advancement and leadership opportunities.

To promote public safety by providing comprehensive treatment and reintegration opportunities for civilly committed sexual abusers.

This is a continuous job posting and will be used to fulfill multiple permanent, full-time Clinical Program Therapist 4/Senior Clinician vacancies for the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake, MN.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or closely related field.
  • Licensed as an independent mental health professional (i.e. LP, LPCC, LICSW, LMFT).
  • Three years of professional experience providing clinical services, including group and individual therapy.

If you do not meet the licensure and/or work experience requirements, please consider applying for a Clinical Therapist 3/Clinician position where you are able to work while earning your licensure and developing your professional work experience.

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.

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.

Application Details

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.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website Job ID 19212. Applications not submitted through the Careers site will not be accepted.

If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

If you have questions about the position, contact April Blakesley at

If you are a Connect 700 candidate, send a copy of your Connect 700 Certificate to April Blakesley at

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services’ ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 or for assistance.



The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

Posting Expiration Date: 
Fri, 2021-01-29 (All day)