Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in St. Peter is seeking a Treatment Psychologist to join our team of professionals.  As a Treatment Psychologist, you’ll have the opportunity 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.

Applicants may be eligible for relocation reimbursement, plus a hiring incentive of up to $2,500!


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 the valuable benefit of supervision toward professional licensure for its staff.

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.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • As a valued member of the treatment team, provide comprehensive psychological services, including psychological evaluations, crisis intervention, sex offender assessments, and psychotherapy;
  • Act as a consultant regarding differential diagnosis, treatment planning, developing strategies to assist clients, and other related issues as requested by treatment team and other disciplines;
  • Provide targeted individual therapy to meet the needs of the individual client;
  • Provide leadership and clinical direction to other program delivery staff regarding the overall treatment model and treatment process;
  • Provide information regarding psychological assessment results, clients’ treatment progress, and other pertinent data to appropriate authorities within the facility, Special Review Board, the Minnesota courts, and other pertinent state and community agencies, as required;
  • Effectively solve problems using creativity and a thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.

Qualifications include:

  • Possess a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology; AND
  • Be licensed or license eligible as a psychologist by the Minnesota Board of Psychology (LP)*; AND
    • Doctoral level Graduates working towards Licensure: A Psychologist 3 may be hired on a provisional appointment and receive supervision under a Licensed MSOP Staff Psychologist, while working towards Licensure.
  • Knowledge and experience in individual therapy, as well as familiarity with residential treatment, forensic populations, and court processes.

Apply online at

www.mn.gov/careers, search for Job ID #49694

To apply for this job please visit www.mn.gov.