EXPIRED – Associate Director – Minnesota Sex Offender Program – St. Peter, MN

Job Summary

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking a motivated candidate for an exciting and rewarding opportunity as an Associate Clinical Director for our St. Peter location. The Minnesota Sex Offender Program provides comprehensive services to individuals who have been civilly committed as sexual psychopathic personalities or sexually dangerous persons. Don’t miss this opportunity to take a leadership role with a learning organization!

Job Description:

The Associate Clinical Director oversees the design and delivery of sex offender treatment to clients in a secured facility to promote the effective modification of behavior as part of a larger therapeutic intervention. This includes leveraging knowledge of diagnostic and therapeutic methods; maintenance of health care records and special needs requirements; treatment approaches tailored to individual clients within the parameters of ethical, legal, and best practices; and legal and criminal justice practices related to civil commitment. The client population includes individuals with intellectual impairments, serious and persistent mental illness, and personality disorders. In addition, the Associate Clinical Director is responsible for contributing to program development and ensuring treatment delivery systems provide effective client treatment while maintaining employee and public safety.

The Associate Clinical Director oversees Clinical Supervisors to ensure staffing patterns, allocation of resources, professional development, and service delivery commensurate with best practices per the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). The Associate Clinical Director must also work with licensing entities including Department of Health, as well as MSOP policies and procedures.

The Associate Clinical Director is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with other state, county, and federal agencies, advocacy groups, and the general public. This includes effectively communicating with a wide variety of audiences, including the legal community, medical professionals, advocates, and subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work);
  • Licensure as an independent clinical mental health professional OR licensed as an independent clinical mental health professional in another state with the ability to obtain Minnesota licensure within six (6) months from date of hire; (LP, LPCC, LMFT, LICSW)
  • Three years of managerial or advanced supervisory experience which includes
    • At least 2 years of experience providing direct services or clinical supervision with sexual abusers, ideally in a secure treatment setting and
    • Experience managing programs including strategic planning and directing the work of staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in a human services field (e.g., psychology, professional counseling, social work)

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.

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.

How to Apply

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, visit http://www.mn.gov/careers and search for JOB ID #30725.   

If you have questions about the position, contact Brenda Todd-Bense at brenda.l.todd-bense@state.mn.us