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Location Statewide
Posted 1347 days ago -
Type: Part-Time Permanent
Reference ID: 87351


The starting salary is $29.93 - $35.44 per hour (approx $62,483 - $73,990 per year), plus excellent benefits. A 6-month probationary period is required. This position is in pay schedule/range 12/63. Master's degree in the field of Psychology from an accredited university, college or professional school. Kris Dowse, HR Specialist, 608-240-5506, kristine.dowse@wisconsin.gov Consider joining a team of Psychologist professionals in a challenging and rewarding position with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections! Current vacancy at Waupun Correctional Institution; Dodge County; Waupun, WI. The Department of Corrections administers Wisconsin�s state prisons, community correctional centers, and juvenile corrections programs. It supervises the custody and discipline of all prisoners in order to protect the public and seeks to rehabilitate offenders and reintegrate them into society. Position Summary: Psychologist-Masters Level in the Department of Corrections provide services to offenders and consultation services to DOC institutions, facilities, school administration, field staff, designated review committees, consulting psychiatrists who are involved in planning the total program of a given offender (e.g., medical, education, security, recreation and probation and parole). You will receive professional direction from a licensed psychologist while performing the duties listed above. Special Notes: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. Master's degree in the field of Psychology from an accredited university, college or professional school. Be prepared to provide transcripts at the time of interview. Qualifications: Theory, principles and practices of psychology as they apply to understanding and rehabilitating criminal behavior Techniques of measurement, testing and psychological assessment Principles and practices of psychological diagnosis Psychological consultation Methods of scientific inquiry and research, including research design, statistical analysis and the preparation of research reports Skill in analyzing and integrating assessment information and communicating such in written psychological reports How To Apply: All interested applicants will apply in WiscJobs, http://wiscjobs.state.wi.us, by either clicking on "Log In" to access their existing WiscJobs Account and completing a Job Search for keyword 16-01007 and clicking on "Apply Now". Applicants new to WiscJobs will need to create a new account to complete the initial application process and then apply online. If you supplied an email address when setting up your WiscJobs account you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed. Eligible candidates will be placed on a register for eighteen months and will be invited to participate in interviews for vacant positions as they occur in areas of the state where the candidate has expressed a desire to work. Be prepared to provide transcripts at the time of interview. Questions rearding the application process may be directed to Kris Dowse at (608) 240-5506 or Kristine.Dowse@wisconsin.gov. Questions about Psychology programs in the WI Department of Corrections may be directed to Dr. Kevin Kallas at (608) 240-5114 or send email to: kevin.kallas@wisconsin.gov.