36 U.S. Code § 152404 - Officers and employees
(a) Secretary of the Board.—
(1) The Librarian shall appoint a Secretary of the Board to serve as executive director of the corporation. The Librarian may remove the Secretary.
(b) Appointment of Officers.— Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, the board of directors appoints, removes, and replaces officers of the corporation.
(c) Appointment of Employees.— Except as provided in subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary appoints, removes, and replaces employees of the corporation.
(d) Status and Compensation of Employees.— Employees of the corporation (including the Secretary)—
(2) shall be appointed and removed without regard to the provisions of title 5 governing appointments in the competitive service; and