Minnesota Sex Offender Program
St. Peter, Minnesota


Treatment Psychologist – Minnesota Sex Offender Program, St. Peter Campus
Earn up to $93,000 annually + Excellent State Employee Benefits!

Job Summary

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is seeking a Treatment Psychologist in the MN Sex Offender Program at our St. Peter facility.  Join us for a career that matters and be part of a highly skilled, dedicated workforce committed to providing services that produce positive outcomes for a challenging clinical population.

As a 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.

With great support from a dedicated and experienced clinical management team, as well as organizational support from our senior leadership team, you will:

  • 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 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.
  • 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. 


The Minnesota Sex Offender Program 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.

Our mission is to promote public safety by providing comprehensive treatment and reintegration opportunities for civilly committed sexual abusers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Licensure as a Psychologist (LP) in the State of Minnesota* (or license eligible)
    • Recent Doctoral Graduates: A Psychologist 3 may be hired on a provisional appointment and receive supervision under a Licensed MSOP Staff Psychologist, while working towards Licensure.

Education & experience demonstrating:

  • Specialized and advanced training in psychotherapy.
  • Psychological assessment procedures.
  • Broad range of clinical experiences and advanced knowledge of psychological theory and principles.


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

  • Go to
  • Scroll to “External Applicants”
  • Click Search for Jobs
  • Input JOB ID #27165 for this position
  • Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. 


If you have questions about the position, contact Taylor Stiff at


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.

Posting Expiration Date: 
Thu, 2020-01-09 (All day)