If I become an elected official, can I still be appointed to a city administrative position?

I am running for office in the state of Indiana. A city council position. If I win, could a Mayor still appoint me as a city department head, even if I become a city council member? I have checked the Indiana code and I could not determine any conclusive answers regarding this topic. I am seeking answers from... show more I am running for office in the state of Indiana. A city council position. If I win, could a Mayor still appoint me as a city department head, even if I become a city council member? I have checked the Indiana code and I could not determine any conclusive answers regarding this topic.

I am seeking answers from those that have had experience in Indiana politics and government.

Thanks,
(Will award best answer)
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