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State of Minnesota Psychologist 3 in Stillwater, Minnesota

Working Title: Psychologist 3

Job Class: Psychologist 3

Agency: Corrections Dept

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 06/17/2023

  • Closing Date : Open Until Filled

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Corrections Dept / Corrections-Stillwater-MAPE

  • Division/Unit : Minn Corr Facl - Stillwater / STW Resid Svs Mgr-Psych Staff

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift/8 am to 4:30 pm

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $35.69 - $53.03 / hourly; $74,520 - $110,726 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Exempt - Professional

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

This position was previously announced. If you previously applied, you do not need to reapply.

The purpose of this position is to develop and implement mental health services for incarcerated individuals housed at MCF-Stillwater and to provide clinical consultation and training to DOC staff and students. This position has direct contact with incarcerated individuals.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Licensure:

  • Completion of a Doctorate in Psychology or equivalent Doctorate. (NOTE: Finalists for the position will be asked to provide a copy of their college transcript at the time of their interview.)

  • Current licensure in Minnesota as a Licensed Psychologist (LP). (NOTE: Applicants that have met the educational requirements for licensure may be considered for a provisional appointment until fully licensed.)

Knowledge of:

  • Psychological evaluation methods sufficient to make assessments of offenders‘ mental, emotional, and behavioral status and to guide others in making assessments in complex cases involving multiple diagnoses.

  • Psychological assessment, evaluation, testing, and treatment approaches sufficient to guide the efforts of clinical staff in the development of effective, individualized treatment plans and services.

  • Standards, policies, statutes, and rules relating to the delivery of psychological services.

  • Psychological and research methodology sufficient to guide other clinical and Corrections staff in locating informational resources and in interpreting research results.

Ability to:

  • Work with other professionals, psychologists, facility department heads, program evaluation staff, and community providers sufficient to achieve and maintain a high level of integration of treatment programming.

  • Analyze and interpret research and issue analysis sufficient to apply and guide other professionals in the application of improved treatment methods.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing so that the interests of offenders and the standards of the psychology profession are represented in all written documentation.

  • Complete comprehensive psychological evaluations, including the administration and interpretation of a variety of psychological tests.

  • Provide leadership and clinical direction to other mental health professionals, students, and non-clinical staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current licensure in Minnesota as a Licensed Psychologist (LP).

  • Demonstrated expertise in the provision of behavioral health services for a correctional population.

  • Experience providing group and individual therapy in a residential treatment setting.

  • Experience providing clinical supervision to a multi-disciplinary treatment team.

  • Knowledge of program evaluation.

  • Experience in assessment and treatment of sex offenders and/or chemical dependency.

Physical Requirements

The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Shelley Rojesky at shelley.rojesky@state.mn.us . This position will require Tuberculosis screening prior to hire.

Additional Requirements

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation.Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections’ policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.