It didn’t take long for Jim Ferry to land a new job.

Monday, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) announced that Ferry will be the new head coach of the men’s basketball program. A formal introduction will be coming on Wednesday.

Ferry spent the 2020-21 season as the interim head coach at Penn State, replacing Pat Chambers, who stepped aside a month before the start of the season. Ferry, however, was not retained as the athletic department hired for Purdue assistant Micah Shrewsberry.

Ferry has previously been the head coach at Long Island and Duquesne before joining Chambers’ staff at Penn State. At Long Island, he compiled a 150-149 record and led the team to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in 10 seasons. At Duquesne, he was 60-97 and guided the Dukes to a CBI appearance during the 2015-16 season.

Penn State ended the 2020-21 season with an 11-14 overall record and a 7-12 mark in B1G play, finishing No. 11 in the conference standings.