§ 42-8.1-4. Officers.
(a) The chief administrative officer of the division shall be the state archivist.
(b) The state archivist shall be appointed by the secretary of state:
The archivist shall be appointed based upon the professional qualifications required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the office of archivist. The archivist may be removed by the secretary of state.
(c) There shall be in the division a deputy state archivist who shall be appointed by the secretary of state and who shall serve at the pleasure of the secretary of state. The deputy archivist shall perform such functions as the archivist shall designate. During any absence or disability of the archivist, the deputy archivist shall act as archivist. In the event of a vacancy in the office of the state archivist, the deputy archivist shall act as archivist until an archivist is appointed under subsection (b) of this section.
(d) The state archivist and deputy state archivist shall be compensated at a salary to be determined by the secretary of state, which salary shall be reviewed and approved by the department of administration.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 341, § 1.)