(1) The commissioner, upon recommendation of the council and with the approval of the governor, shall appoint a director of the division. (2) The director is the executive and administrative head of the division and shall be experienced in administration and possess additional qualifications as determined by the commissioner and as provided by law. (3) The director shall be a full-time officer of the state. (4) The director may appoint deputies, consultants, clerks, and other employees from eligibility lists authorized by the Department of Human Resource Management. (5) The director may be removed from his position at the will of the commissioner. (6) The director shall receive compensation as provided by Title 67, Chapter 19, Utah State Personnel Management Act.