Minnesota Department of Human Services
St. Peter, Minnesota

Class: Psychologist 3

$30.25 - $44.98 /hourly; $63,162 - $93,918 /annually

Turn your passion, expertise and experience into a highly rewarding career that offers a competitive salary, plus a top-notch benefits package that includes excellent medical and dental coverage, generous paid vacation, sick leave and a pension plan.

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) provides comprehensive services to individuals who have been civilly committed with sexual psychopathic personalities or as a sexually dangerous persons. MSOP clients have the opportunity to participate in comprehensive sex offender-specific treatment with the possibility of successful reintegration into the community.

Job Description:
The Treatment Psychologist with the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP), you will provide comprehensive psychological services, including psychological evaluations, crisis intervention, and individual and group psychotherapy, to clients in assigned MSOP programs.

  • Provide psychological consultation services regarding differential diagnosis, effective treatment strategies, risk management (e.g., suicidality), and other related issues as requested by treatment teams, other disciplines, and other staff. Leadership and clinical direction to other program delivery staff regarding the overall program treatment model and treatment process. 
  • Provide leadership and clinical direction to other psychologists, disciplines, and MSOP staff. 
  • Effectively solves problems using creativity and a thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures
  • Provide information regarding psychological assessment results, clients’ treatment progress, and other pertinent data to appropriate authorities within the hospital, the Special Review Board, the Minnesota courts, and other pertinent state and community agencies, as required. 
  • Provide expert testimony at court and Special Review Board hearings. 
  • Participate as a member of committees addressing performance improvement, program development, and other related topics as requested or assigned.



The State of Minnesota offers an excellent employee benefits package, including low-cost medical and dental insurance with affordable dependent coverage, 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.


  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology
  • Licensure as a psychologist by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (LP)*
  • Knowledge and experience in individual therapy, as well as familiarity with residential treatment, forensic populations, and court processes


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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.

Posting Expiration Date: 
Sat, 2019-09-21 (All day)